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Suspected gunmen tackled by and PUNCHED by police after four people shot at Toronto Raptors parade

The dramatic moment one of three shooting suspects was taken into custody at the Toronto Raptors NBC Championship parade was caught on camera.

Toronto police can be seen tackling the man who tried to flee from the area, with one reigning down punches on the suspect’s lower body, in video tweeted by a CP24 reporter.

As police tackled the man, screams could be heard in the background, in the aftermath of four people being shot at the celebration in Canada on Monday.

Three people have been arrested and two weapons have been confiscated.

Police are still looking for a fourth person and haven’t yet recovered the gun involved in the shooting that sent thousands fleeing, authorities said on Tuesday. 

In the video, the suspect can be seen running from police, outfitted in a matching black top and bottom and a black hat. 

The man appears to have a weapon in his possession as he’s tossed to the ground by the bicycle cops. 

At first, just two police take down the suspect, but then a third, fourth, fifth and sixth pile on as the man flails about, appearing to resist arrest.

Two more run to the scene and work to keep passersby away from the fray.

Police tackled one of three shooting suspects, with one reigning down punches on his lower body, following a shooting that wounded four at the Toronto Raptors NBA parade on Monday

In the video (shown), the man appears to have a weapon in his possession as he's tossed to the ground by two bicycle cops before four more pile on top of the suspect and one punches him

In the video (shown), the man appears to have a weapon in his possession as he’s tossed to the ground by two bicycle cops before four more pile on top of the suspect and one punches him

In video recorded from another angle by bystander Denise Jones, police are shown after all six swarmed on the suspect.

People can be heard shouting obscenities at the man underneath the pile, yelling, ‘You piece of s**t!’

From this side of the melee, its apparent that several more officers dashed to the scene to help keep the crowd at bay after the suspect was taken into custody. 

WARNING: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE CONTAINED IN THIS VIDEO 

Police are now looking for a male who was wearing a white button down T-shirt at Monday’s shooting at city hall square, less than a block from where the players and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage, Toronto Police Chief Marc Saunders said.

The three people arrested are now facing firearm charges, but the shell casings at the scene didn’t match the two guns seized.

Droves of Raptors fans stampeded from the site. Those wounded by the gunshots didn’t suffer life-threatening injuries.

Investigators did not discuss a possible motive.

Three people have been arrested and two weapons have been confiscated related to the incident which left four wounded from gunfire (one victim is shown)

Three people have been arrested and two weapons have been confiscated related to the incident which left four wounded from gunfire (one victim is shown)

Police are still looking for a fourth person and haven't yet recovered the gun involved in the shooting that sent thousands fleeing, as shell casings at the scene didn't match the guns seized. Police officers and paramedics attend to an injured person after the Monday shooting during the Torntoa Raptors NBA Championship victory parade

Police are still looking for a fourth person and haven’t yet recovered the gun involved in the shooting that sent thousands fleeing, as shell casings at the scene didn’t match the guns seized. Police officers and paramedics attend to an injured person after the Monday shooting during the Torntoa Raptors NBA Championship victory parade

Hordes of fans jammed downtown Toronto for Monday’s parade, raising concerns about safety, lack of proper barriers and overcrowding as the city celebrated its first major sports title in more than a quarter-century. 

After the shots rang out, Raptors announcer Matt Devlin helped to control the crowd by telling those in attendance, ‘Please, stay calm.’

Musical performer Drake, who was a staple at the NBA Finals games between the Raptors and the defeated Golden State Warriors also got on the microphone and told the attendees to hug one another, delivering a message of love and unity.  

Hordes of fans jammed downtown Toronto for Monday's parade, raising concerns about safety, lack of proper barriers and overcrowding as the city celebrated its first major sports title in more than a quarter-century. Toronto Raptors' small forward and shooting guard Kawhi Leonard #2  is shown during the celebrations

Hordes of fans jammed downtown Toronto for Monday’s parade, raising concerns about safety, lack of proper barriers and overcrowding as the city celebrated its first major sports title in more than a quarter-century. Toronto Raptors’ small forward and shooting guard Kawhi Leonard #2  is shown during the celebrations

After the shots rang out, musical performer Drake got on the microphone and told the attendees to hug one another

After the shots rang out, musical performer Drake got on the microphone and told the attendees to hug one another

Drake, who was a staple at the NBA Finals games between the Raptors and the defeated Golden State Warrior, delivered a message of love and unity after the shooting

Drake, who was a staple at the NBA Finals games between the Raptors and the defeated Golden State Warrior, delivered a message of love and unity after the shooting

The parade ran three hours behind schedule as the team’s double-decker buses had trouble getting through the throngs.

Mayor John Tory said the team owner and the city only had ‘three days’ to prepare for the parade.

Tory said the city’s manager will work with police and the city’s sports teams to review the parade to see how they can improve on it.

Hordes of fans jammed downtown Toronto for Monday's parade, raising concerns about safety, lack of proper barriers and overcrowding as the city celebrated its first major sports title in more than a quarter-century. Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors is shown holding the Championship Trophy on the team bus during the Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Victory Parade on Monday in Toronto

Hordes of fans jammed downtown Toronto for Monday’s parade, raising concerns about safety, lack of proper barriers and overcrowding as the city celebrated its first major sports title in more than a quarter-century. Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors is shown holding the Championship Trophy on the team bus during the Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Victory Parade on Monday in Toronto



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