Multiple Injured in Shooting at Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl Victory Parade

Several people were injured by gunfire this Wednesday in Kansas City during the Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade, police in the US city said.

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After gunshots were heard, “several people” were injured near Union Station, where moments before players from the Chiefs football team greeted fans, Kansas City Police wrote on the social network X.

Police in Missouri City (central United States) asked that “anyone found nearby leave the area as soon as possible.”

Injured in shooting during Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade

“Two armed people” were arrested after the incident, he added. A man wearing a red sports suit was among those arrested, according to AFP journalists at the scene.

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The injured were treated in the area by emergency services.

People flee after shooting near Kansas City Chiefs victory parade.

Thousands of people took to the streets of Kansas City to celebrate with their team the Super Bowl LVIII they won on Sunday in a game against the San Francisco 49ers.

The traditional victory parade traveled through the city to the Union Station train station, where the shooting occurred.

Injured in shooting during Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade

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Minutes before the event, a bus in which the players were traveling – among them the singer Taylor Swift’s boyfriend, the player Travis Kelce – toured the streets of the city to celebrate the victory with the fans.

Shooting during Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade.


*With information from EFE and AFP

2024-02-14 20:35:44
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