A woman is taken away by ambulance after reports of shots fired in the area where crowds gathered to celebrate the Toronto Raptors victory parade in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 17, 2019.
A woman is taken away by ambulance after reports of shots fired in the area where crowds gathered to celebrate the Toronto Raptors victory parade in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 17, 2019.

Shots rang out at the Canadian professional basketball team's victory parade Monday, scattering the crowd of tens of thousands celebrating the Toronto Raptors NBA championship victory.

Toronto police said two people suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries and two people were arrested.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among the guests at the celebration in front of City Hall, which continued despite the shooting. 

Earlier in the day, Mayor John Tory urged every resident to come celebrate the Raptors' first championship and declared this "We The North Day" in Toronto, after the franchise's slogan.

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry and teammates show off their trophy to fans during a parade through downtown Toronto to celebrate their NBA title, June 17, 2019.

Some 1.5 million fans attended the parade. 

The Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to win the first championship in team's 24-year history.

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