Kansas City officer shot at police department headquarters after Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City police officer was shot and wounded at department headquarters shortly after the Chiefs won the Super Bowl, authorities said Monday.

The Kansas City Police Department said the officer’s injuries were not life-threatening. The origin and motive of the shots are unknown.

The officer was shot just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday at the police department in downtown Kansas City, a few blocks from a large Super Bowl viewing party and about 15 minutes after the Chiefs beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 38-35.

The officer was immediately taken to a hospital and was in stable condition Monday morning.

Detectives are investigating. No further information was immediately released.

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