Toronto police say several arrests have been made following a downtown shooting that occurred after thousands of Raptors fans took to the streets to celebrate the team’s first NBA championship.
In a statement, a police spokeswoman said officers were called to the area of Yonge and Gould streets at 4:17 a.m. Friday.
Police said a man was taken to hospital with unspecified injuries, but was conscious and breathing at the time.
The investigation is still under way and police are asking anyone with information or video from the scene to contact them.
It’s not clear whether the incident was related to the mass celebration that filled the city’s downtown in the aftermath of the Raptors’ Thursday night win to clinch the NBA Finals series in six games.
While most of the massive crowds in Toronto were boisterous but well behaved, others damaged two police cruisers trapped on one street and a transit bus on another.
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