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1 dead, 21 injured in Super Bowl parade shooting

KANSAS CITY, Missouri — At least 21 people were injured, among them several children, and one person was killed in a shooting Wednesday at a parade celebrating the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory, police said.

“We had eight what we considered immediately life-threatening patients, we had seven with life-threatening injuries, and had six that had minor injuries,” Kansas City fire department chief Ross Grundyson told a press conference. A third person was also detained after the attack, officials said.

Earlier, a spokeswoman for Children’s Mercy hospital told AFP that it was treating at least 12 people – 11 of them children, nine for gunshot wounds. — AFP