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1 person dead, 21 wounded in shooting near Kansas City Chiefs parade

22 people were shot during a shooting near the location of the Kansas City Chiefs’ celebratory parade on Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo. that resulted in the death of one woman.

The shooting occurred west of Union Station near the garage as fans were leaving the parade. Two armed people have been detained, according to police. 22 total people were shot, according to authorities.

There were already several hundred law enforcement officers in the area to monitor matters for the parade. Several officers were seen running toward Union Station after the shooting occurred.

KC police set up a child unification area inside of Union Station to assist anyone who may have been separated from a child. Several children were taken to a nearby hospital to be treated. Children’s Mercy Kansas City said it was treating 12 patients from the rally, including 11 between the ages of 6-15.

The police were also asking for any witnesses of the shooting to help provide information.

The Chiefs and their fans had gathered to celebrate the team’s third Super Bowl in five seasons.

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