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Shooting at Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade: Travis Kelce, Patrick Mahomes, more in attendance, one dead, several wounded – latest

The Kansas City Chiefs were celebrating their Super Bowl win in their hometown when shots were fired; roughly one million people were expected to attend

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce high fives fans during the Chiefs' Super Bowl LVIII victory parade on February 14, 2024, in Kansas City, Missouri
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Both Travis Kelce and Patrick Mahomes, along with much of their Kansas City Chiefs family, were celebrating their recent Super Bowl win in the team's hometown Wednesday afternoon when a shooting occurred.

According to the Kansas City Police department, two suspects have been detained, however they have yet to disclose their identity, and are asking the crowd of thousands of fans to evacuate.

Moreover, ABC News reports one person has died and another nine have been injured, per the Kansas City Fire Department; three are in critical condition, five are in serious condition and one has non-life-threatening injuries.

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Taylor Swift, who was in Las Vegas for the Super Bowl and celebrated along with the Chiefs after their big win, is believed to have not attended the parade; she flew to the West Coast Saturday from Japan after a four-day Eras Tour stint, and has several concerts throughout Australia starting Friday, February 16.

Patrick Mahomes #15 and Travis Kelce #87 of the Kansas City Chiefs address the crowd during the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVIII victory parade on February 14, 2024 in Kansas City, Missouri.© Getty
Celebrations began around 11am

Kansas governor Laura Kelly, who was in attendance, tweeted in response to the shooting: "At the end of the Chiefs rally, shots were fired near Union Station. I have been evacuated and am out of harm's way. I encourage everyone to follow instructions and updates from @kcpolice. Please stay safe."

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A statement from Missouri governor Mike Parson also on X, formerly known as Twitter, read: "Governor & First Lady Parson were in attendance when shots were fired near Union Station in KC. They are safe and secure. State law enforcement personnel are assisting local authorities in response efforts. As we wait to learn more, our hearts go out to the victims."

Law enforcement and medical personnel respond to a shooting at Union Station during the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVIII victory parade on February 14, 2024 in Kansas City, Missouri. Several people were shot and two people were detained after a rally celebrating the Chiefs Super Bowl victory© Getty
Police have already detained two suspects

Prior to the shooting, raucous Chiefs fans crowded the streets near Union Station, as the animated players drove through in double-decker buses. Approximately one million people were expected to attend the parade.

Travis was later seen on the stage alongside Patrick, and briefly sang what some have described as a somewhat slurred rendition of Garth Brooks' 1990 hit "Friends in Low Places," before his quarterback took over the microphone.

Keep checking back for more updates.

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