Panic & stampede after shots fired at Toronto Raptors victory parade

Brenda Watkins
June 19, 2019

Update: USA TODAY is reporting that three were arrested and four people injured as a result of the shooting.

Toronto Police are still looking for one more suspect in relation to the case.

"I can tell you is what we have seized is not consistent with the evidence we have of the firearm that was discharged", he said.

Nathan Phillips Square was jam packed with fans celebrating the Raptors' historic win.

Police said shortly afterwards that two people had been shot and suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Some who stayed behind huddled near pillars in Nathan Phillips Square even as the team and several dignitaries - including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - remained on stage.

Players wore T-shirts, sunglasses and held cigars and champagne as they watched people line Lake Shore Boulevard and York Street.

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Two people have been arrested after gunshots interrupted the massive victory parade for National Basketball Association champions Toronto Raptors in Canada's largest city.

Miller, 25, was charged with five counts related to firearms, one count of assaulting a peace officer and two counts of failing to comply with probation.

Miller will appear next in court on July 10, while Toussaint will next appear in court on Friday. "He is described as a white male, 5'9" to 6′, with short brown hair and a heavy build. Police allege he was in possession of a handgun at the time of his arrest.

One suspect was arrested on the south side of Queen Street by Albert Street.

On Tuesday, Toronto Mayor John Tory thanked first responders for their swift actions following the shooting.

Others took to social media to share mixed response to the police reaction to the shooting, citing everything from a quick reaction to a lack of planning.

Saunders urged witnesses or anyone else with information on the shooting to come forward.

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