two men charged with murder after Kansas City Super Bowl parade shooting

The shootings, which occurred while the city was celebrating the victory of its football team, left 22 injured and one death, that of Lisa Lopez, a 43-year-old radio host.


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A woman is carried on a stretcher after shots rang out during the Superbowl-winning Kansas City Chiefs' parade in Kansas City on February 14, 2024. (ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP)

Two men have been charged with murder in the investigation into the shootings that devastated the Super Bowl parade in Kansas City, United States. “Two Kansas City men face charges of murder and other felonies in connection with the homicide and non-lethal shooting outside of [la gare de] Union Station last Wednesday”, the office of Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Tuesday, February 20.

On February 14, tens of thousands of people were celebrating the victory of the Kansas City Chiefs American football team in the streets of this metropolis in Missouri (center of the country), when shots rang out, killing a 43-year-old woman. , Lisa Lopez and leaving 22 injured.

Shots after an altercation

Identified as Dominic M. Miller and Lyndell Mays, the two suspects were attending the parade “a verbal altercation occurred and gunfire broke out without regard for the thousands of other individuals in the area”, details the press release from the prosecutor’s office. Bail of one million dollars was set for the two defendants, who face life in prison.

Two minors had already been charged on Friday in this case. Stranded in a detention center for juvenile offenders, these two suspects, whose identity has not been communicated, are currently being prosecuted for possession of a weapon and refusal to comply.

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