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Toronto Raptors 2019 NBA Champions

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Toronto Police said on Twitter that two 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 two people in custody, and have recovered two weapons from the scene.

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.

 

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