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Beloved Radio Disc Jockey Dead, at Least 22 Injured and Three In Custody Following Chiefs Super Bowl Parade Near Union Station

UPDATE: Radio Station KKFI has confirmed that popular DJ Lisa Lopez-Galvan, host of “Taste of Tejano” died in the shooting following the Kansas City Chiefs victory parade. In a Facebook post, the station said “our hearts and prayers are with her family. We encourage anyone who feels they saw something to reach out to law enforcement at 816-234-5111.”

Police say as many as 22 other people were injured in the shooting, including nearly a dozen children.

None of the children’s injuries appear to be life-threatening.

Original Story: Kansas City Police say one person is dead and three suspects have been arrested after a shooting at the parade celebrating the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Victory.

Kansas City Police Chief Stacy Graves says there were 22 people reported hit by gunfire and, at least, one person had died from their injuries.

Governor Mike Parson issued a statement about the shooting:

“I want to start with a thank you to Kansas City Police along with other state and local first responders who were able to quickly take two individuals into custody and provide critical care to victims following today’s shooting. 

This was a tragic conclusion to a celebration we had all looked forward to – none more than Teresa and me. The First Lady and I were present when shots broke out. Thanks to the professionalism of our security officers and first responders, Teresa and I and our staff are safe and secure. 

At this time, KCPD is asking everyone to clear the area as they respond to those in need of immediate medical assistance. We commend local first responders and our state Missouri Disaster Medical Assistance Team for their quick actions to stop the threat and treat those in need. State and local law enforcement were prepared, they had a plan, and they ran towards danger when presented, undoubtedly saving lives. 

Investigations are ongoing and the state will continue supporting our local law enforcement officials throughout the process. Teresa and I want to remind our Kansas City community and anyone impacted by this incident that help is available through the 9-8-8 Crisis Hotline. 

As we wait to learn more, our hearts and prayers go out to the victims of this senseless violence.”

The story is continuing to develop.