1 Dead, at Least 29 Wounded in Super Bowl Parade Shooting

  • Publish date: Thursday، 15 February 2024
1 Dead, at Least 29 Wounded in Super Bowl Parade Shooting

A celebratory atmosphere turned tragic as one person was killed and 29 others injured in a shooting during the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl victory parade in Missouri. The incident occurred near Union Station train station, where thousands had gathered to cheer on the football team's triumph.

Victims Include Children

Among the wounded were eleven children, according to officials. Eight of the victims sustained life-threatening injuries, while seven others suffered injuries that could potentially become life-threatening. The shooting cast a shadow over what should have been a joyous occasion for fans of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Swift Police Response

Authorities swiftly responded to the chaos, with more than 800 police officers and members of the city's fire department already present at the parade. Despite the heavy security presence, the gunfire caused panic among parade attendees, including city officials and Chiefs players who were still on stage.

Suspects Apprehended

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting, as investigations into the incident are underway. Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves assured that law enforcement responded immediately to the gunshots, with detectives launching an investigation on the scene promptly.

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