to connectVideoPolice say 2 dead, possibly 15 people injured in a Kansas City bar shooting
The police in Kansas City, Missouri, say that two people are dead and at least 15 people were injured in a shooting outside a bar that they were going to keep the Chiefs in the Super Bowl.
The suspected gunman involved in a shootout that killed him and a woman, and wounded at least 15 people outside of a Kansas City, Mo., in a nightclub, where patrons were celebrating, the Chiefs’ first trip to the Super Bowl, was identified on Monday.
The authorities to which the shooter as the Jahron Swift, 29, of Kansas City. The victim is 25-year-old Raeven Park, and also of the greater Kansas City area. It was not known whether or not there is a connection between the couple.
At least 15 of the victims remained in critical condition, police said on Monday, adding that all of you can’t be a gunshot victim. Authorities said that those numbers are subject to change if the witnesses to come forward.
The shooting took place just before midnight on Sunday outside of the 9ine Ultra Lounge.
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The suspect and an armed security guard at the club and exchanged gunfire Kansas City police department Chief Richard Smith said at a Monday press conference.
“The security guard was the one who engaged the suspect,” Smith said. “The security guard was at the club and heard the commotion. We don’t even know at this time if the security guard saw what was going on outside.
“We know that there are multiple firearms involved, and, therefore, we think that the security guard’s actions certainly saved a life,” he added.
Responding officers do not fire their weapons, authorities said. The officers were riding in the club car park for a few minutes before the shooting incident and saw anything suspicious. They were in the area when the gunfire broke out, and did it quickly.
The club, which is advertised as a “sold-out Sunday” event on its Facebook page that it was known to the police, Smith said. A drive-by shooting happened in the parking lot of the last week, and the officers had received complaints about the company in the past, ” he said.
Smith and the Mayor of Quinton, Luke, expressed frustration on Monday, saying the shooting was flawed, what a night of celebration for the city’s NFL team. The Chiefs defeated the Tennessee Titans, hours later, to earn money for a trip to the Super Bowl.
“Something happened last night which has been marred what was an exciting night, is a euphoric night in, and for, the people of the City of Kansas city,” Lucas said.
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“We have been told a few times that it has been an epidemic of gun violence,” he added. “We are losing too many lives, and we have had a number of shot in a year. We will continue to work with both the community and the police department, and every agency in the greater Kansas City area to make sure that we’re putting up with this problem.
Investigators have not determined a motive for the attack.