Governor and Senator Marshall unharmed after shooting incident at Chiefs rally

Governor Laura Kelly and U.S. Senator Roger Marshall have confirmed their safety following an incident of gunfire at the conclusion of the Kansas City Chiefs victory parade and rally.

Kelly stated that she had been escorted to a secure location, while Marshall confirmed that he and his team successfully reached a shelter without any issues. Missouri Governor Mike Parson also reassured the public that he and his wife were safe during the incident.

At least eight individuals sustained injuries in the shooting. For the most up-to-date information, please click here.

Kelly shared details about the shooting incident on her Facebook page.

At the end of the Chiefs rally, shots were fired near Union Station. I have been evacuated and am out of harm’s way. I encourage everyone to follow instructions and updates from the Kansas City, MO Police Department on Twitter at @kcpolice. Please stay safe.” Governor Laura Kelly

Marshall expressed his anger at the unfortunate incident that occurred during what should have been a joyful event.

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Today, I joined thousands of Chiefs fans who came together to celebrate a great season and honor the Super Bowl victory which has brought so much joy to our state. I am devastated and angered by the senseless act of violence that turned a day of celebration for our community into a complete tragedy. During this chaos, our team thankfully made it to shelter safely. My heart breaks for those who were a victim of this needless violence. I am praying for everyone and the entire KC community. God bless the local law enforcement and first responders who quickly rushed to the scene and responded to this situation.” U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran expressed his concern on social media, offering his prayers for all those involved. He took the opportunity to express his gratitude to the courageous law enforcement officers and first responders for their swift action. Senator Moran also urged everyone to prioritize their safety as they leave the area.

U.S. Representative Jake LaTurner expressed his sympathy and concern for the victims of the violent incident, stating, “I offer my prayers to the victims of this horrific act of violence. It is my sincere hope that those responsible for this heinous act are fully prosecuted and brought to justice. There is absolutely no room in our society for such hateful and evil behavior. I am grateful to the brave KCPD officers and first responders who fearlessly risked their lives to safeguard their fellow Americans.”

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