- Chiefs’ Super Bowl celebrations were surprisingly interrupted by gunshots
- One person was killed in a shooting Wednesday afternoon
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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas confirmed during a press conference that all Chiefs players and staff are safe and accounted for following the shooting during the team’s Super Bowl parade.
At least ten people were shot and one died after two gunmen opened fire inside Union Station shortly after 3:30 p.m.
The shooting occurred seconds after the crew, including Travis Kelce and Patrick Mahomes, left the stage.
Kansas City Fire reportedly said that of the nine people injured, five were “serious,” three were “critical” and one person had non-life-threatening injuries.
Reports indicate that several children were also shot and killed at the tragic celebration and were rushed to nearby Children’s Mercy Hospital.
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas spoke to reporters after Wednesday’s shooting.
Andy Reid, Patrick Mahomes and the rest of the Chiefs players and staff were celebrating before
Mahomes shared a message on social media about an hour after the shooting.
Mahomes offered his prayers after the shooting at the Super Bowl champions’ victory parade.
Super Bowl MVP Mahomes shared a message on social media about an hour after the shooting, after the Chiefs were believed to have been escorted to Arrowhead Stadium.
‘Praying for Kansas City…’ the quarterback posted on X, formerly known as Twitter.
Chiefs linebacker Drue Tranquill, 28, also urged fans to join him in prayer in a message shared on social media.
People flee after shots fired near Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl LVIII victory parade
“Please join me in praying for all the victims of this heinous act,” the Chiefs player posted.
‘Pray for the doctors and first responders to have steady hands and for everyone to experience complete healing.’
The team buses left the site approximately half an hour after the incident to return to Arrowhead Stadium.
Chiefs vice president of content and production Robert G. Alberino Jr also confirmed that the organization’s production team, game day cheer team, flag team and mascots were all accounted for.