Several injured in shooting at Super Bowl parade in Kansas City


Several people have been shot in Kansas City, Missouri, after a Super Bowl victory parade, police say.

The shots were fired west of Union Station, near to where thousands had gathered for the parade on Wednesday.

The number of injured is unclear, although a fire department official told the Associated Press that eight to 10 people had been hit.

Two armed people have been taken into custody, police said.

Video shared on social media showed officers streaming into the busy station and victims being taken away in ambulances.

The city was celebrating Sunday’s Super Bowl win by the Kansas City Chiefs.

A victory parade ended outside Union Station in downtown Kansas City, and local reports said the players were still on a stage that when shots started to ring out.

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