1 dead, several injured in shooting following Chiefs' Super Bowl rally: Live updates

3:50 PM ET, February 14, 2024

Chiefs fans were celebrating the team's Super Bowl victory before the shooting

From CNN's Kyle Feldscher and Matthias Kress

Kansas City leaders celebrate during a victory parade before the shooting in Kansas City on Wednesday.

Charlie Riedel/AP

Crowds of Kansas City Chiefs fans lined the city's downtown streets Wednesday. A raucous celebration With their back-to-back Super Bowl champions. It was the team's third NFL championship celebration in five years.

But celebrations turned sour after police said several people were shot after a pep rally with the team near Union Station.

The march began with captains piled into double-decker buses, waving to fans as they made their way through town. It didn't take long for some players to get off their rides and walk down the parade route, with more fans and some offering some libations to people who had waited all morning to cheer on the Chiefs.

At a pep rally that followed the parade, several players toasted the team's connection to the city.

The Chiefs have cemented themselves as the NFL's latest dynasty with this latest championship win.

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes, already at 28 years old Claimed the title of greatest quarterback everHe ran down the parade route with his arms outstretched — the same pose he did Sunday after throwing the overtime-winning touchdown.

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