NewsTwo juveniles face charges after Kansas City Chiefs parade turns tragic

Two juveniles face charges after Kansas City Chiefs parade turns tragic

Two juveniles face charges after Kansas City Chiefs parade turns tragic
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8:54 AM EST, February 17, 2024, updated: 9:31 AM EST, February 17, 2024

The police have already announced the first results of activities related to the investigation after Wednesday's shooting in Kansas. As reported in the statement, two minors suspected of involvement in this crime were detained.

The shooting occurred on Wednesday, February 14, during a parade celebrating the victory of the Kansas City Chiefs, who defeated the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 11.

As a result of this tragedy, which occurred near Union Station, over 20 people were injured and one died. Immediately after the shooting broke out, the police detained three people who were captured, among other things, thanks to the heroic attitude of Kansas City Chiefs fans who tackled and overpowered the potential attackers.

On Friday, February 16, police in Kansas released a statement. They confirmed that two juveniles had been arrested and are currently awaiting charges in the 16th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri Jackson County Family Court Division, according to NBC News.

"I am grateful for the charges against the two juveniles who hurt innocent people, simultaneously scarring an entire community," said Kansas City police Chief Sacey Graves, published on X.

"Our investigators have poured themselves into this investigation, and it continues. We will not relent until everyone who may have played a part in these crimes is apprehended so that they may be punished to the fullest extent of the law", she added.

Sources: NBC News, Kansas City Police Missouri Department

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