WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN

Running down the Christmas Parade. 5 dead (at this point in time)

The vehicle hit more than 20 people. 11 adults and 12 children to nearby hospitals after the incident.

UPDATESix people killed and another 62 injured.

A registered sex offender in Nevada and had an active arrest warrant in that state, court records show.He was also released on bond this month after allegedly running over a woman who said she’s the mother of his child earlier this month, according to court documents.

The Arrest

Over two decades, Brooks would proceed to wreak havoc across three states as he racked up convictions for abusing his partners, raping and impregnating a teenager and a consistent streak of other violent crimes

Brooks was just 11 years old when he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and depression while growing up in inner-city Milwaukee without his father, court records show

He was admitted to a mental hospital at 12 and attempted suicide numerous times in his early years after losing his grandmother and watching his father abuse his mother, papers say. 

“I didn’t have a father growing up, so my mum was stuck raising me and my older sister. We were on welfare for most of my childhood,” Brooks wrote in a 2007 letter to a judge

“My father was an alcoholic who was very abusive to my mum. My father’s dad was also an alcoholic.

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