Police officers investigate the scene of a shooting where at least one person was killed and more than 20 others were injured after the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVIII victory parade

Kansas City Shooting Leaves Two Injured Weeks After Super Bowl Tragedy

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By Kelly Coffey-Behrens on March 3, 2024 at 5:57 PM EST

A shooting has been reported near a Kansas City high school, just weeks after the tragedy that took place during the Chiefs Super Bowl victory parade.

As we reported, a mass shooting occurred just shortly after the Super Bowl victory parade came to an end in Kansas City on February 14, resulting in the death of one individual as well as nearly two dozen others injured, including 12 children.

Now, another shooting has occurred, this time leaving two injured.

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Kansas City Shooting Leaves Two Injured

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It all went down during a basketball game at North Kansas City High School on Saturday, where two Clay County Sheriff's Office deputies, who working the game, heard gunshots and "discovered a crime scene."

It was later confirmed that there were two victims from the shooting, who have since been identified in the "active and ongoing investigation."

One is a student at the high school who had "non-life-threatening injuries." The individual is currently in stable condition. The second victim was identified as an adult who is "not affiliated" with the school district. This adult has also been listed in stable condition. Both victims were taken to local hospitals, per law enforcement.

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The city shared a statement on social media, writing, "We are shocked and saddened by the events at NKC High School this evening. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families, along with our Hornet families, those visiting NKCHS, and our friends, neighbors, and the entire NKC community."

They have asked those with information on the shooting to contact the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers.

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The city shared a second statement, again on social media, writing, "We appreciate the community’s support as we continue our investigative work to bring forward a successful conclusion to this senseless act of violence."

"We will continue to work with the NKC School District to ensure that students will return to school tomorrow with the proper support. Our thoughts are with everyone involved, especially our Hornet families, and our friends, neighbors, and the entire NKC community," the statement added.

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The investigation is ongoing as Police Sgt. Christopher Kimmel said, "Again, we're watching video trying to figure out who was involved. I think we do have some witnesses that we are currently trying to interview and gather some information from. As soon as we get that information, we'll put it out."

This latest shooting comes just weeks after the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl Parade mass shooting, which left one woman dead and 22 others injured.

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The Kansas City Chiefs released a statement following the tragedy, writing, “We are truly saddened by the senseless act of violence that occurred outside of Union Station at the conclusion of today’s parade and rally,” the statement read. “Our hearts go out to the victims, their families, and all of Kansas City. We are in close communication with the Mayor’s office as well as the Kansas City Police Department."

Adding, “At this time, we have confirmed that all of our players, coaches, staff, and their families are safe and accounted for. We thank the local law enforcement officers and first responders who were on-scene to assist.”

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Law enforcement has since claimed that the shooting stemmed from a dispute between several individuals. Two juveniles were taken into custody and charged with resisting arrest and possession of firearms. Later, two adults were charged with murder. It is believed the two juveniles were told to attend a hearing to determine if they would be tried as adults.

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