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2 dead, 15 hurt in shooting outside bar after Chiefs win in KC

Police believe one of the victims initially opened fire on the line of people waiting outside and that he was shot by an armed security guard

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say an armed security guard may have shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police say the shooting took place just before midnight, when someone opened fire on a line of people waiting outside the 9ine Ultra Lounge.

The bar's Facebook page showed they were hosting a 'Sold Out Celebratory Party' after the Chiefs won the AFC championship Sunday sending them to the Super Bowl.

Kansas City Police Capt. David Jackson told reporters early Monday that responding officers found “a chaotic scene.”

"We don't know what precipitated all of that. We don't know if there was any specific person targeted, or a disturbance yet; we're still investigating what let up to this," said Officer Tim Hernandez with the Kansas City Police Department.

A man and a woman were found dead at the scene. Police believe the man was the shooter, who was shot by an armed bar security guard. At least 15 people arrived at local hospitals with injuries and three are in critical condition.

A motive for the shooting has not been revealed.

"It just puts such a tragic end to such a wonderful day in Kansas City," said Jackson County Prosecutor jean Peters Baker. "It's just hard tos tand here and talk about this kind of tragedy on really one of the best days Kansas City has had in a long time."

Kansas City police plan to release more information at a news conference at 2 p.m. Monday.

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