Police appeal for videos and photos from Nathan Phillips Square at the time of Monday's shooting

Jun 18 2019, 12:58 pm

Toronto Police has made an appeal for videos and photos related to the Raptors’ rally shooting that took place in a busy Nathan Phillips Square on Monday afternoon.

According to police, on Monday, June 17, at approximately 3:45 pm, officers were on patrol and monitoring a large crowd gathered for the Toronto Raptors’ rally at Nathan Phillips Square.

It is alleged that a shooting took place nearby at Bay Street and Queen Street West.

Police made three arrests and recovered two firearms, and have identified four victims with injuries related to the shooting.

The victims’ injuries as non-life-threatening, police said.

With thousands packed in the Square, police are looking for any footage to help with their investigation.

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“I can tell you there were well over 100,000 cameras that were all rolling in 4k and 1080p quality,” Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said on Monday. ” I need them right now to help answer those questions. Lots of people saw this – it didn’t happen in a vacuum.”

Anyone with photos or videos from in and around the area at the time of the shooting is asked to upload to the Toronto Police website.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).