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2 juveniles detained as police say ‘dispute between several people’ led to shooting at Chiefs Super Bowl parade

Fans at The Kansas City Chiefs 2024 Superbowl parade near Grand Blvd and 8th Street. Kansas City^ Mo February 14^ 2024.

Authorities said on Thursday that two of the three people detained after the deadly shooting following Wednesday’s parade celebrating the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl win were identified as juveniles. Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves shared that the preliminary findings from the investigation found that the shooting doesn’t have any connection to terrorism or homegrown violent extremism, instead appearing to stem from a ‘dispute between several people.’  Graves said no charges have been filed as of Thursday, and the investigation into the shooting is ongoing, noting “This is still under investigation. We do have 24 hours until we either have to file charges or release them.” Three people in total were detained, including one suspect was arrested after being chased by police shortly after the shots were fired. Several firearms has been recovered, Graves said. but authorities haven’t identified any of the suspects at this time.

At least one person was killed and over 20 people, including young children and teens, were wounded in the shooting near Union Station at the conclusion of the Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade Wednesday. The person who was killed in the shooting has been identified as Lisa Lopez-Galvan, 43, a local radio host. At least 22 other people were wounded in the shooting, with Kansas City Fire Department Chief Ross Grundyson sharing that eight were in critical condition, seven in serious condition and six had minor injuries. Graves said Thursday that the people injured in the shooting ranged between the ages of 8 and 47 years old, and half of the victims were under the age of 16.

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