1 Dead, 22 Injured After Shots Fired At Chiefs Victory Parade; Suspects In Custody

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UPDATE @ 7:27PM EST — Police have updated the number of victims, which includes 1 dead and 22 injured. Of the injured, 11 are said to be children, 9 with gunshot wounds. The ages of the children range from 6 to 15 years old.

UPDATE @ 4:47PM EST — In a strange twist after the chief of police stated that she believed none of the victims were children, a local children’s hospital confirmed that it has 11 children in it’s care, 9 of which are suffering from gunshot wounds.

UPDATE @ 4:47PM EST — During a press conference, officials stated that 1 person is dead and 10-15 injured. The conditions of the victims were not confirmed, although they did state that they believe none of the victims were children. They confirmed that 2 suspects are in custody.

UPDATE @ 4:35PM EST — ABC is reporting that 1 person has died and 9 others were injured as a result of the shooting. Three of the victims are said to be in critical condition.

UPDATE @ 4:26PM EST — Video reportedly shows fans tackle and take down one of the suspected shooters. Police are seen coming in later and detaining the person. It is reported that up to 3 people are currently in custody.

UPDATE @ 4:20PM EST — Police have apprehended another person after what seemed to be some type of stand-off on live TV, although all that was seen was police pointing guns in one direction. This person was said to be inside the parking garage. No other information was immediately available.

Original Story:

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI — A shooting incident occurred near Union Station, where the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl rally was concluding. The incident took place west of Union Station, close to West Pershing and Kessler roads. According to Kansas City Police Department officials, multiple individuals were shot.

Sources revealed to local media that the shooting resulted in at least eight people being injured, one of whom is in critical condition. Following the incident, two armed individuals were detained by the police for further investigation.

Video reportedly showing victims of the shooting being attended to was uploaded to Twitter/X, which is graphic in nature.

In response to the shooting, officers are conducting a thorough clearance of Union Station. Once this process is completed, individuals inside the building will be allowed to leave. Meanwhile, police are advising those who attended the Super Bowl parade to vacate the vicinity, particularly steering clear of the Union Station parking garage.

For parents seeking their children in the area, the designated meeting point is at 2301 Main, near the entrance of Union Station. Police are also available in the vicinity to assist. Additionally, witnesses of the shooting are being requested to approach the southwest corner of Pershing and Main to provide information to the authorities. Anyone with relevant information can also contact the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

 

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