Two injured in shooting during Raptors’ championship parade, police say

Two people were injured in a shooting during the Raptors’ championship parade Monday, Toronto Police said.

The shooting occurred in Nathan Phillip’s Square near Bay St. and Albert St., according to police. Two people suffered “serious but not life threatening” injuries and two people were taken into custody.

Police continue to investigate the incident and have recovered two firearms at the scene.

Raptors play-by-play broadcaster Matt Devlin told the crowd there was an “emergency that is being dealt with” during the ceremony. 

Toronto is just four days removed from defeating the Warriors in six games in the 2019 NBA Finals to win its first title in franchise history. About 1.5 million people attended the championship parade, according to ESPN