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At least 8 children among 22 hit by gunfire at end of Chiefs' Super Bowl parade; 1 person killed

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Eight children were among 22 people hit by gunfire in a shooting at the end of Wednesday's parade to celebrate the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl win, authorities said, as terrified fans ran for cover and yet another high-profile public event was marred by gun violence. One person was killed, identified by her radio station as a DJ.

Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves detailed the shooting's toll at a news conference and said three people had been taken into custody. She said she has heard that fans may have been involved in apprehending a suspect but couldn't immediately confirm that.

''I'm angry at what happened today. The people who came to this celebration should expect a safe environment.'' Graves said. Police did not immediately release any details about the people taken into custody or about a possible motive for the shootings. She said firearms had been recovered, but not what kind of weapons were used.

https://www.startribune.com/at-least-8-children-among-22-hit-by-gunfire-at-end-of-chiefs-super-bowl-parade-1-person-killed/600343352/

 

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