Kansas City fire department say one person has been killed and nine people have been injured after shots were fired during the parade for Super Bowl winners the Kansas City Chiefs.

Two people have been arrested.

Kansas City fire department said one person has been killed, three are in a critical condition, five are in a serious condition, and one is in a non-life threatening condition.

Kansas City Police said earlier on X: “Shots were fired west of Union Station near the garage and multiple people were struck. We took two armed people into custody for more investigation.”

They added: “Anyone nearby needs to leave the area as quickly and safely as possible to facilitate treatment of the shooting victims. Please avoid the Union Station parking garage area to allow first responders through.

The Kansas City Chiefs celebrate during their victory parade in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024. The Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers Sunday in the NFL Super Bowl 58 football game. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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The parade was taking place outside of Union Station in Kansas City

“We request witnesses to the shooting to please go to the southwest corner of Pershing and Main.”

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes posted on social media: “Praying for Kansas City.”

Chiefs linebacker Drue Tranquill posted on social media: “Please join me in prayer for all the victims in this heinous act. Pray that doctors & first responders would have steady hands & that all would experience full healing.”

Offensive lineman Trey Smith thanked first responders, adding: “You’re the ones who should be celebrated today.”

The parade rally was taking place directly outside Union Station.

Police respond after shots were reportedly fired near the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl LVIII victory parade on February 14, 2024, in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP)
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Police respond to the scene

A law enforcement officer looks around the scene after an incident following the Kansas City Chiefs victory parade in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024. The Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers Sunday in the NFL Super Bowl 58 football game. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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A law enforcement officer looks around the scene after the incident

Police cordon off the area around Union Station following a shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs NFL football Super Bowl celebration in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024. Multiple people were injured, a fire official said. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
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Police cordoned off the area around Union Station

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones, right, announces he plans to stay with the Chiefs as quarterback Patrick Mahomes, center, and defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi, left, join him during the NFL football team's Super Bowl celebration in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024. The Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers Sunday in Super Bowl 58. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
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Patrick Mahomes and his team-mates were celebrating their win at the parade

Thousands were in Kansas City to celebrate the Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas on Sunday.



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