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Kansas city | Shots were fired at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade.

Kansas city | Shots were fired at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade

Attack on Kansas City

According to police, one person was killed and more than 20 others were injured. One person was killed in shots fired during the big parade in Kansas , Missouri, celebrating the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory. The police also assume that more than 20 people were injured. Three suspects were arrested. According to media reports, nine children were among the injured. They were between six and 15 years old, local media reported. However, it is to be expected that the young victims will recover, said a hospital spokeswoman. “Fear is the only word I would use to describe what we saw and how they felt when they came to us.”

15 seriously injured 

According to official information, the shots were fired near the train station. It remains unclear whether the incident is connected to the victory celebration itself. According to Police Chief Stacey Graves, the three people arrested are under investigation. However, there is still no motive for the crime. According to media reports, the fatality is said to be an employee of a local radio station. The mother of two was hit in the stomach and died during emergency surgery, it was said. There has so far been no official confirmation of this from the police or authorities.

The football club announced  that all players, coaches, employees and their families were safe. The club further wrote: “We are deeply saddened by the senseless act of violence.” The number of other injuries is still being determined, said Graves. The injuries identified so far are exclusively firearm injuries. According to the fire department, there are several seriously injured people. Media reports 15 seriously injured.

Kansas City Chiefs celebrated Super Bowl title

The Kansas City Chiefs celebrated their fourth Super Bowl title at the parade. The team around star quarterback Patrick Mahomes was loudly cheered by thousands of fans along a 3.22-kilometer route through Kansas City. . “I’m praying for Kansas City,” wrote Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs on X.

“We are truly saddened by the senseless violence,” the club said in a statement. According to CNN, an estimated one million people came to the victory celebration in the metropolis in the state of Missouri. Around 800 officers were deployed at the parade, the newspaper “The Kansas City Star” reported. Biden expressed his dismay. US President Joe Biden also expressed his dismay – and anger about the never-ending gun violence in the country.

“Today’s events should move us, shock us and force us to act,” the Democrat warned in a written statement. “We are a country where people should have the right to go to school, go to church, take to the streets – and attend a Super Bowl celebration – without fear of losing their lives to lose through gun violence.”The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 25:22 after overtime in Las Vegas on Sunday in an exciting National Football League finale. The Chiefs had previously won the Vince Lombardi Trophy in 1970, 2020 and 2023.


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