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One dead, nine injured in shooting at conclusion of Chiefs' Super Bowl parade

By Sports Desk February 14, 2024

Gun shots were fired near the parade route where the Chiefs celebrated their latest Super Bowl title in downtown Kansas City on Wednesday.

Minutes after the conclusion of the rally, one person was shot and nine were injured, according to multiple reports.

The Kansas City Police said shots were fired near Union Station, where players had just addressed fans moments earlier.

The KC Police also said two armed individuals were taken into custody.

City officials estimated that around 1 million people gathered in Kansas City to celebrate the Chiefs' third Super Bowl title in the last five seasons.

Three days after their come-from-behind 25-22 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers, Chiefs players and coaches rode on double-decker buses along the parade route as confetti cannons exploded and jubilant fans screamed and applauded.

 

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