Two people injured following reports of shooting in Nathan Phillips Square area

Toronto police confirmed they have located two victims with serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the Nathan Phillips Square area at Bay St. and Albert St. Monday afternoon.

They have two people in custody and have recovered two firearms, police said in a tweet.

Just before 4 p.m., police tweeted they had received reports of a woman shot near the back of the square and people were running from area.

The incident happened as . The city earlier said the square was at capacity.

Andrew -Kerr, 25, of Brampton was in the crowd, standing under the arch at Nathan Phillips Square when he heard popping sounds that he said did not sound like fireworks.

“We tried our best to escape,” he said. “We saw a lady get trampled, a pregnant woman fall. We saw some kids getting trampled and parents trying to protect them.”



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