There has been a shooting in the midst of the Raptors NBA championship celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square in downtown Toronto.
Police report that a woman was shot, and people were running from the area.
Nathan Phillip’s Square
-Reports of woman shot
-People running from area
-Police/EMS are on scene
-Unknown what the injuries are#GO112676
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) June 17, 2019
Raptors’ announcer Matt Devlin interrupted Larry Tanenbaum, chairman of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, during his speech to inform the crowd of an “emergency close to here.”
Speeches have since resumed.
A video of the crowd rushing from the scene of the shots was captured:
— Gelek Besthairtsang (@GelekB) June 17, 2019
The story is developing. More to come…