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Tragedy strikes at Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl Parade: One dead and 21 injured in shooting chaos

Tragedy strikes at Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl Parade: One dead and 21 injured in shooting chaos | Credits: Sky News

United States: The Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade recently witnessed shooting which resulted in a chaos in the nearby region, after one person died during the gunfire action. The preliminary information by the authorities has mentioned that the shooting has injured at least 21 people.

Alyssa Marsh-Contreras informed ABC News that her father, Paul Contreras, stopped a man who seemed to be running away and was suspected of being involved in a shooting. A video about the incident was also shared by ABC News, which showed that Contreras was one of the bystanders.

What police officials have gathered?

The investigation is ongoing, according to Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves, who further mentioned that three suspects have been detained. The statement was shared during a press conference – organized after the shooting.

In the midst of the conference, she called the incident a “tragedy.”

As per the officials of Kansas City Police, the shooting spot was west of Union Station – the location from which Chiefs fans were leaving, according to ABC News.

Kansas City Mayor’s comment about the incident

According to the Kansas City Mayor – Quinton Lucas, as many as 600 officials of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, and 250 officers from a few outside agencies were deployed at the scene.

Lucas also talked to the Kansas City Chiefs – who informed them that the players, coaches, and staff members of the City are safe. The mayor also mentioned that they have been continuously praying for the safety of everyone present at the parade.

Reports have mentioned that it is estimated that approximately 1 million paradegoers participated in the celebration on Monday.

A statement by the Missouri Governor!

Following the deadly shooting incident, a statement was released by the Governor of Missouri – Mike Parson, who said, “I want to start with a thank you to Kansas City Police along with other state and local first responders who were able to quickly take two individuals into custody and provide critical care to victims following today’s shooting.”

He further mentioned, “This was a tragic conclusion to a celebration we had all looked forward to.”

According to the reports by ABC News, the mayor, who was accompanied by his wife and mother, were among the individuals who safely escaped the parade.

Vice President Kamala Harris demands “reasonable gun safety laws”

Following the shooting at a parade for the Super Bowl-winning Kansas City Chiefs, Vice President of the United States – Kamala Harris has demanded “reasonable gun safety laws.”

US Vice President Kamala Harris | Credits: Reuters

During a Joint Base Andrews, Harris told reporters, “The reality of it is a lot of this can be prevented if members of legislatures, including the United States Congress, just have the courage to act with reasonable gun safety law,” according to CNN.

Vice President Harris also offered prayers for those who have been affected by the shooting.

Social media overflown with video incidents!

It is to be noted that the X, formerly known as Twitter, has been filed with the video of the incident. In such a video, a suspect can be seen on the floor, who is pinned down by two bystanders. The clip further revealed that the two individuals punched the man until police officials arrived and detained the suspect.

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