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ESPN stepped up with strong and emotional coverage of the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade shooting

Posted on AllSides February 17th, 2024
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Imagine you’re a Kansas City Chiefs fan. You start the day enjoying the giddy celebration of a Super Bowl parade. You end up in a mass shooting.

Sadly, The Daily Beast’s Justin Baragona tweeted a grim sentiment that is all too accurate: “Two American traditions like no other — football and mass shootings.”

At least one person is dead and at least 22 were shot, some critically, at the end of the Chiefs’ rally on Wednesday. Some of the injured include children. Kansas City police said three people have been detained.

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