Toronto Police said on Twitter that four people have been shot near the Toronto Raptors victory celebration on Monday, causing people to run from the area.
The police also confirmed that they have three people in custody, and have recovered two weapons from the scene.
Nathan Phillip's Square
-4 victims located
-None of the injuries are life threatening
-3 people arrested
-2 firearms recovered
-Investigators wish any video to assist in investigation
-Please use portal: https://t.co/NGv3aZdlDO
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) June 17, 2019
The celebration drew a large crowd to Toronto's Nathan Phillip's Square to honor the Raptors for winning their first NBA title.
Toronto Police said that first responders are on the scene, but it is unknown exactly how many people were wounded.
Despite the chaos, the celebration continued on the stage, Jennifer Pagliaro of the Toronto Star reported. Fans gathered were told to remain calm as the celebration continued.
The announcement came just minutes after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the fans.
Video from a reporter on the scene shows many in the crowd running from the square.
I’m on the roof of city hall and something is happening. People are running including what looks to be cops and security pic.twitter.com/FEbhw88OqI
— Jennifer Pagliaro (@jpags) June 17, 2019
SHOOTING AT THE RAPTORS CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE. I RAN TO MY COUSIN’S OFFICE!!!! IT’S CHAOS pic.twitter.com/TQXBEngChf
— RAPTORS ARE NBA CHAMPS (@shamaplan) June 17, 2019