As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

July 4, 2022

Episode Transcript

Part One 

Illinois parade shooting
A rooftop sniper opens deadly fire on a July 4th parade in Illinois. A teenager who was there describes fleeing from the sound of shots with his young cousins. 

Missing luggage
A Toronto woman spent a week trying to retrieve her luggage from the airport. Staff said it was missing. But she says she knew exactly where it was the whole time.

Minions suit mobs
A UK movie theatre is forced to shut down screenings of the latest Minions movie, after people start showing up in formal wear and behaving despicably.

Part Two

Jayland Walker lawyer
Police in Ohio shot an unarmed Black man dozens of times as he fled a car chase, killing him. His family's lawyer says there's no doubt in his mind that race was a factor.

4th of July flag inventor
For years, many people believed a story about a high schooler who invented the 50-star version of the American flag. But when one writer started testing the tale, it quickly unravelled.