Chiefs Parade Shooting: 9 Gunshot Victims Are Children, Confirms Hospital

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A tragic mass shooting occurred during the Kansas City Chiefs parade celebration, resulting in one fatality. Children’s Mercy Hospital is currently treating 12 patients, including 11 children, with nine suffering from gunshot wounds. The incident unfolded shortly after the parade’s rally concluded. Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves reported the detention of at least two armed individuals and estimated there could be between 10 to 15 victims. Graves commended the officers for their quick response and life-saving efforts, emphasizing their role in ensuring public safety amidst the chaos.

The event had significant law enforcement presence, with over 800 officers on site, 600 from the Kansas City Police Department.

Details regarding the conditions of the other victims remain unclear. However, University Health is treating eight individuals with gunshot wounds from Union Station, two of whom are in critical condition. Additionally, four people have been hospitalized for non-gunfire related injuries. The total number of victims is still being ascertained.

 

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