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    “I Am Heartbroken”: Travis Kelce Reacts To Mass Shooting At Chiefs’ Super Bowl Victory Parade

    Kansas City Chiefs closely experienced a horrible incident on Thursday, just days after their extraordinary Super Bowl win. Some unidentified men opened fire during the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade in Kansas City, Missouri, on Valentine’s Day. At least 22 people were shot, and two lost their lives in the unfortunate incident.

    Though all the Kansas City Chiefs’ star players were present at the parade, they escaped unhurt. But the incident has sent alarms across the US, and once again triggered conversations about gun laws in the country. Along with the civilians, the stars are also equally surprised about the attack.

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    “KC, You Mean The World To Me”: Travis Kelce Condemns Attack, Says He Is With The Affected

    Travis Kelce at Super Bowl parade (Image: Getty)
    Travis Kelce at Super Bowl parade (Image: Getty)

    Reacting to the incident, Kansas City Chiefs’ tight end Travis Kelce said he is left “heartbroken” after the tragic shooting incident. Kelce took to X to share his grief. “I am heartbroken over the tragedy that took place today. My heart is with all who came out to celebrate with us and have been affected. KC, you mean the world to me,” he wrote.

    The team’s quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, also expressed concerns and posted on X about the incident. “Praying for Kansas City…” he wrote, with praying hands emojis. Mahomes’ wife, Brittany also used her Instagram Story to condemn the violence.

    Shooting people is never the answer,” Brittany wrote on her Instagram Story. “Praying for Kansas City & America in general, this is rough,” she added.

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    Police Officials Detain Three Suspects For Shooting That Killed Two, Injured 22

    Super Bowl parade venue (Image: Getty)
    Super Bowl parade venue (Image: Getty)

    The Kansas City Chiefs organization also released an official statement expressing stating that they were “truly saddened by the senseless act of violence” that occurred at the end of the victory parade on Thursday.

    They extended their condolences to the victims, their families, and the entire Kansas City community. “Our hearts go out to the victims, their families, and all of Kansas City,” they wrote.

    The shooting took place at Union Station, killing two people and leaving about 22 injured. Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves confirmed in a press conference that no NFL players or coaches were among the injured.

    Taylor Swift, who celebrated the Chiefs’ victory with Kelce on Sunday night, was not present at the parade, as she was traveling to Australia for her Eras Tour.

    Graves commended the bravery of the officers for detaining two armed suspects during the chaos and rendering life-sustaining aid to the victims. In a subsequent update, she revealed that three people had been detained in connection with the incident.

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