Kansas City Shooting | One Dead And 21 Injured Near The Train Station In Downtown Kansas City

 It is being told that one person has died and 21 people were wounded in a shooting in Missouri at the end of the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl victory parade.

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It was reported by Officials that they treated 8 victims who were in immediately life-threatening condition and there are 7 others who had suffered injuries that could prove life-threatening.

In this Tragedy there are 9 children were among the wounded - and those all children are expected to recover soon.

It was said by the area Police that they have arrested 3 suspects in connection to the shooting.

It was said by Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graces at a news conference on Wednesday that a total of Twenty two people were struck by gunfire - one of those people is dead - and 3 individuals were arrested.

Approximately more than 800 police officers were already on the scene to monitor the parade. It was said by Ms Graves that they responded quickly after the gunshots broke out and detectives who were on the scene quickly opened an investigation. And not only this the fire brigade were also present at the spot and also sprang to action, administering aid to the injured.

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It was reported by a local radio station that one of its DJs, Lisa Lopez, was killed in this severe shooting.

Those who were the surviving victims in this tragedy were transported to 3 local hospitals, It was said by officials, with the immediately life-threatening cases taken to hospital within Ten minutes after this brutal shooting.

9 children whose age were 6 to fifteen with gunshot wounds are being treated at Children's Mercy Hospital, It was said by the chief nursing officer Stephanie.

"Ms Meyar Added that", "The one word I would just use to describe what we saw and how they felt when they came to us was fear".

It was said by Local hospitals they were also treating people who were not shot, but who had suffered other injuries in the sudden stampede that followed the shooting.

City officials have'nt released the names of any of the victims yet. They also have not shared any suspects names or any information about them who were arrested by the Police, including what might have led to the shooting. It was said by Police Chief Graves that the motive for the shooting was not yet clear.

It was said by a law enforcement source CBS News, the BBC's US partner, the main cause of happening this tragedy is that the shooting appeared to be the result of an argument that turned violent. That is why the source said it was not terrorism-related.

The shots were fired in the area of west of Union Station, the train station in downtown Kansas City, which was where the parade ended at about 14:00 local time (20:00 GMT). Many of fans had gathered there to watch this festivities.

According to the data of local reports that Kansas City Chiefs players were still on a stage there when the first shots rang out.

The gunfire caused the watching crowd, including the city's mayor and his family members, to run for cover.

It was said by Police that they were investigating a motive and gathering physical as well as digital evidence.

It was told by a 46-year-old man, Paul Contreras, to the local television station, KETV, that he was one of the fans who helped "tackle" the man, and saw him drop a gun when he was knocked down.

"The whole time, he's fighting to get up and run away," Said by Mr Contreras, adding police arrived within moments. "We're fighting each other, you know. We're fighting to keep him down and he's fighting to get up."

He also said that his 23-year-old daughter, Alyssa, managed to capture the encounter on her phone.

It was said by Chief Graves that she was aware of a video purporting to show fans subduing a person, and that investigators were reviewing the footage to determine if the individual was 1 of the people taken into police custody.

A city 'heartbroken'

Gunfire erupted as the city celebrated the victory of the Kansas City Chiefs in America's biggest sporting event. But this lesser-known American city was robbed of its exhilarating and unifying moment.

It was said by Kansas City's Mayor, Quinton Lucas, He was inside Union Station when he and others heard the sound of gunfire. He and all members of his family started running.

"We went out today like everyone in Kansas City looking to have a celebration," It was said by Mr Lucas at Wednesday's news conference.

"I was there with my wife, I was there with my mother. I never would've thought that we, along with Chiefs players, along with fans, hundreds of thousands of people, would be forced to run for our safety today."

It was said in a statement, the Kansas City Chiefs organisation "truly saddened" by Wednesday's violence. It added that its players, coaches and staff - as well as their families - were accounted for and safe.

Travis Kelce, the star tight end of the team whose relationship with Taylor Swift became a cultural phenomenon, wrote on social media that he was "heartbroken over the tragedy that took place today".

Marquez Valdes-Scantling, a wide receiver for the Chiefs, also took to social media after the tragedy. It was said by him that he wanted to get in touch with the young victims of the shooting.

"I want to make sure they're doing OK," Said by Mr Valdes-Scantling. "But would love to help them out any way I can and get them some stuff from the team to help with the recovery."

The mayor emphasised that the city had security measures in place, and it should make the public think deeply about a path forward. Despite hundreds of law enforcement present, It was said by him that, this incident still occurred because of the presence of bad actors with guns.

It was also reflected in a statement  by the US President Joe Biden on the issue of gun violence in the country.

"Today's events should move us, shock us, shame us into action," Said by him, as he called for gun reform and a ban on assault rifles in the US.

In short it was brutal killing activity that should'nt be happen. at the end of his article we do prayer for all to get well soon. for more future updates stay connected with World Info thanks!

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