Gunshots fired during the Raptors NBA Championship fan rally

2019-06-17T23:54:17+00:00 2019-06-18T09:43:59+00:00.

Aris Barkas

17/Jun/19 23:54

The celebration of the NBA champions Toronto Raptors was disrupted by an unexpected incident

By Eurohoops team/

Gunshots were fired at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square during the Raptors‘ NBA championship parade on Monday afternoon, the Toronto Police Operations Centre announced on Twitter.

About 30 minutes later, police provided the following update:

“Police have located 2 victims. Injuries are serious but not life-threatening. 2 people in custody. 2 firearms recovered. Investigating.”

Later reports by local media confirmed that the shooting at the corner of Bay and Queen Sts. left four people — including a woman in her 30s — with non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Three people were in police custody, although no charges were immediately laid.

The following footage of the incident has emerged.