Shots Fired at Kansas City Super Bowl Parade

image courtesy of AFP via X
image courtesy of AFP via X
Written by Linda Hohnholz

UPDATE: In the 48th mass shooting in the United States so far this year – and it’s only February – one person has died in Kansas City because of the shooting at the Super Bowl Parade that was supposed to be a happy celebration. So far it is known that 22 people were injured.

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REPORTED EARLIER TODAY:

There is a heavy police presence in Kansas City due to a shooting at the Super Bowl Victory Parade.

The Kansas City Chiefs’ victory rally at Union Station in Missouri was disrupted by a reported shooting, which is now under investigation by the police.

Mike Sington on X summed it up best:

“Shots fired at Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl championship celebration. It was a celebration, a parade, a joyful time…for God’s sake, when is this going to stop.”

The shooting incident has been confirmed by the Kansas City Fire Department, who are describing it as a “fluid situation.”

Gunshots were discharged in the vicinity of Union Station in Kansas City, resulting in multiple individuals being hit, according to the local police.

Two individuals carrying weapons have been apprehended.

Emergency personnel entered Union Station to attend to a situation involving a team that was providing assistance to a minimum of two individuals located outside the station premises.

Video from X social media shows the gunman being tackled.

WHAT TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS ARTICLE:

  • There is a heavy police presence in Kansas City due to a shooting at the Super Bowl Victory Parade.
  • Emergency personnel entered Union Station to attend to a situation involving a team that was providing assistance to a minimum of two individuals located outside the station premises.
  • Gunshots were discharged in the vicinity of Union Station in Kansas City, resulting in multiple individuals being hit, according to the local police.

About the author

Linda Hohnholz

Editor in chief for eTurboNews based in the eTN HQ.

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