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1 Dead, 15 Injured In Shooting At Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Parade

Three were in critical condition, five were in serious condition and one person had non-life-threatening injuries.

At least one person was killed and as many as 15 others injured in a shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl celebration on Wednesday, officials said.

Three were in critical condition, five were in serious condition and one person had non-life-threatening injuries, Kansas City Fire Department Battalion Chief Michael Hopkins said.

Two suspects have been taken into custody but were not identified.

The shooting took place west of Union Station as Chiefs fans were leaving, according to Kansas City police.

A senior White House official said that the Biden administration was “closely monitoring” the situation and that “federal law enforcement is on scene supporting local law enforcement.”

“Praying for Kansas City,” Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahome said on X.

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“We see people running and we hear gunshots and we take off running. And we look over and there’s a guy next to us on the ground,” witness Jennifer Wilbers told KMBC.

All Chiefs players, coaches and staff are safe, officials said.

“There was yelling and we didn’t know if it was safe to leave, so we tried to block the doors. We heard the elevator start to move so we opened the doors and ran out — there were officers there,” she said. “I’ve never been so glad to see an officer in my life.”

“This was a tragic conclusion to a celebration we had all looked forward to — none more than Teresa and me,” Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said in a statement. “The First Lady and I were present when shots broke out. Thanks to the professionalism of our security officers and first responders, Teresa and I and our staff are safe and secure.”

“We commend local first responders and our state Missouri Disaster Medical Assistance Team for their quick actions to stop the threat and treat those in need,” he said. “State and local law enforcement were prepared, they had a plan, and they ran towards danger when presented, undoubtedly saving lives. … As we wait to learn more, our hearts and prayers go out to the victims of this senseless violence.”

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Stephen Michael is a Political Correspondent based in the United States. He has reached a global audience with his coverage of the 2020 Election and Trump White House. Michael joins Forward Axis News after spending time with the Project Spurs Network since 2014 and covering reality TV in the UK, Australia, and Canada.

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