Elizabeth Lopez-Galvan : “Kansas City shooting: Two juveniles charged in deadly parade attack”

A witness has bravely recounted the harrowing moment when he tackled a man at the Kansas City Chiefs victory parade. The incident took a tragic turn as two juveniles have been charged in connection to the shooting that occurred during the parade. The suspects are currently detained on gun-related and resisting arrest charges, with additional charges expected as the investigation unfolds.

According to reports, more than half of the 22 victims who suffered gunshot injuries during the shooting are under the age of 16. The victims ranged in age from eight to 47 years old, with the deceased identified as local DJ and mother-of-two, Elizabeth Lopez-Galvan.

In a heartwarming gesture, a GoFundMe campaign was set up by Ms. Lopez-Galvan’s family, raising over $190,000, with singer Taylor Swift generously donating most of the proceeds. Swift, who attended the Super Bowl to support her boyfriend and Chiefs player Travis Kelce, expressed her deepest sympathies and condolences to the bereaved family.

The tragic incident has sparked an outpouring of support, with the Kansas City Chiefs, quarterback Patrick Mahomes, and other organizations donating funds to the #KCStrong fund to aid the victims and their families. The community has come together in solidarity, with a candlelight vigil held to honor the victims of the shooting.

This unfortunate event marks the 47th mass shooting in the US in 2024, as authorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident. The community is rallying together to support those affected and seek justice for the victims of this senseless act of violence.

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