The City of Toronto police department has just confirmed that a woman has been shot in Nathan Phillips Square during the rally celebrating the Toronto Raptors’ NBA championship win.
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
It’s unclear how serious the injuries are. Aerial footage shows attendees running from the area where the shootimg presumably took place.
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
Shots fired at Nathan Phillips Square. View from city hall north side. pic.twitter.com/axjAig3zbd
— Francine Kopun (@KopunF) June 17, 2019
Reports suggested the ceremony would continue, despite the shooting.