Panic & stampede after shots fired at Toronto Raptors victory parade (VIDEOS)

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Published time: 17 Jun, 2019 20:31 Edited time: 17 Jun, 2019 21:42

Two people have been arrested after gunshots interrupted the massive victory parade for NBA champions Toronto Raptors in Canada’s largest city. Police say two people have suffered injuries, but they are not life-threatening.

Shots rang out at Nathan Phillips Square, at the corner of Bay and Albert, on Monday afternoon as tens of thousands of people swarmed the streets of Toronto to celebrate the team’s historic first basketball championship.

Video from the scene shows crowds of fans dressed in red Raptors jerseys stampeding and fleeing in panic from the sound of gunshots.

Two victims have been located, with “serious but not life threatening” injuries, police said. Two firearms were confiscated from two suspects, who have been taken into custody. The investigation is ongoing.

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