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At least one person was killed and 21 injured after a mass shooting incident took place during the Super Bowl victory parade in Kansas City, United States.

It’s believed that among those shot, at least eight are children.

The shooting took place by more than one shooter at the end of the parade as the Kansas City Chiefs finished their victory parade. The parade followed the hometown football team’s Super Bowl victory on Sunday.

Three people have been detained by police in connection with the shooting. Firearms were also recovered from the scene.

Local police in Kansas City have asked anyone with information to contact the police. Even people who attended the parade and took videos are urged to submit their footage in case police can find anything noteworthy.

After being shot, a local DJ and mother of two, Lisa Lopez-Galvan, died in surgery.

The Kansas City Chiefs issued a statement describing the mass shooting as a “senseless act of violence” and said, “our hearts go out to the victims, their families and all of Kansas City”.

Local police chief, Stacey Graves said she was aware of reports that some fans may have helped apprehend o at least one of the suspects but didn’t confirm that that occurred.

Police investigators were in the process of reviewing video footage.

Image credit: ABC7 Chicago

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