June 14, 2019 4:53 am
Updated: June 14, 2019 8:04 pm

Man in life-threatening condition after shooting in downtown Toronto

WARNING: Above video contains disturbing images and may not be suitable for all viewers. Discretion is advised. Dramatic footage shows Toronto police responding to shooting during NBA Finals celebration.


Toronto Paramedics say a person is in life-threatening condition after a shooting in the city’s downtown early Friday.

A spokesperson told Global News emergency crews were called to the area of Yonge and Gould streets, north of Dundas Street East, at around 4:15 a.m.

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Investigators said more than one arrest was made in connection with the shooting .

The incident comes hours after thousands of Raptors fans flooded the area as the team won the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. It’s not clear if there is any connection between the earlier celebrations and the shooting.

— With files from Oriena Vuong

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