A tragic shooting took the air out of what otherwise would have been a momentous celebration on Wednesday at Kansas City’s Union Station. Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves identified the victim who was killed in the shooting as 43-year-old Elizabeth Galvan.

“To her friends and family we are with you, and we are working tirelessly to investigate her murder,” Graves said.

At least two teenage suspects are detained.

“I want to stress that preliminary investigative findings have shown there was no nexus to terrorism or homegrown violent extremism. This appeared to be a dispute between several people that ended in gunfire,” Graves said. “During the overnight hours, we’ve learned there are 23 victims of yesterday’s shooting.”

The victims range in age between 8 years old and 47 years old. Half of the victims are under age 16.

“I’m angered by what occurred in our city yesterday, but I’m also thankful for the response,” she said. “Members of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, the Kansas City Fire Department, city officials, federal partners, and many others have worked around the clock investigating this incident.”

No charges have been filed at the time of this story being published.

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