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June 18, 2019 Four People Injured in Victory Parade Shooting

Four People Injured in Victory Parade Shooting

Four people were injured in a daytime shooting in Toronto during a crowded victory rally for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, police say.

Thousands of sports fans were packed into the city centre in Nathan Phillips Square when shots rang out, sending many scurrying for cover.

The event was only briefly interrupted as officials calmed the crowd.

Three people were arrested. Authorities have asked the public to send in footage to help their investigation.

Police tweeted that none of the victims had life-threatening injuries, though two were seriously wounded.

They also said they recovered two firearms from the scene.

Up to two million fans were estimated to have gathered in downtown Toronto on Monday for a parade in tribute to the basketball team.

The Raptors, who are the only National Basketball Association franchise in Canada, won the championship finals against the Golden State Warriors last Thursday – the first Canadian team to win the title.

Around mid-afternoon, thousands of revellers gathered to watch the event’s closing ceremony with players and dignitaries, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Drake and Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors holds the championship trophy during the Toronto Raptors Victory Parade on June 17, 2019 in Toronto, Canada
Canadian musician Drake was among those seen celebrating alongside the team’s players

Mr Trudeau later tweeted that he hoped for a “speedy recovery” for those injured.

“We won’t let this act of violence take away from the spirit of today’s parade,” he said.

Toronto Mayor John Tory said he was “disappointed” the event was marred by gun violence.

Canadian sports fans were revelling in the win by the Toronto Raptors, the team’s first championship victory in its 24-year history.

The team’s players were carried along the parade route in five double-decker buses where their supporters greeted them in Raptors shirts and jerseys. The crowd dispersed without further incident in the late afternoon.

Mr Tory had proclaimed this 17 July as “We the North Day” – playing on the team’s slogan “We the North” – to commemorate the historic season.

June 18, 2019 Bonang Weighs In On Metro FM Suspending DJ Fresh – OkMzansi

Bonang Weighs In On Metro FM Suspending DJ Fresh – OkMzansi



Bonang Weighs In On Metro FM Suspending DJ Fresh! If there’s one person who knows what happens behind the scenes at Metro FM, it’s Bonang Matheba.

She did resign from the station back in April 2017 as she could not reach an agreement with the station’s bosses. We woke up to reports that DJ Fresh had been suspended from his Breakfast Show on Metro FM for using profane language on air back in May. Black twitter has lashed out calling Metro FM to bring back DJ Fresh.

When fashion designer shared his thoughts on how the station sabotages their talent, Bonang chimed in saying, “‘We’re gonna make an example ka wena’ is their favorite phase. Everything you said here is true. Horrible place to work,” she tweeted. Ouch!




June 18, 2019 Thuso Mbedu – “I remember when it hurt to hope”

Thuso Mbedu – “I remember when it hurt to hope”

Thuso Mbedu inspired her followers on social media by sharing experience of her dark period.

Thuso might be living her best life now and living up her dreams but there was a time “hope hurts” to her.

Taking to Twitter, the actress said 3 years ago was a very ugly, as it looked like the hurt and pain back then will take a life time.

“I remember when it hurt to hope. There was a time in my life where no hope was better than false hope because it hurt to hope. This was three years ago. Feels like a lifetime ago.” Thuso tweeted.

Recently on Instagram, she’s scooped beautiful portrait snaps of herself and sometimes, she captions it with mind-blowing write-ups. Though, no idea if the photos are just for fun or it’s attached to a deal.

Check out some of the photos here:

June 18, 2019 Sanchez Scores First Goal Since January As Chile Put Four Past Japan

Sanchez Scores First Goal Since January As Chile Put Four Past Japan

Alexis Sanchez, who is Chile’s record goalscorer, took his international tally to 42

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for five months as defending champions Chile beat Japan 4-0 in the Copa America.

Sanchez, who has struggled with form and injuries since joining United in January 2018, headed in Chile’s third in the 82nd minute.

It was his first goal in any competition since scoring against Arsenal in the FA Cup on 25 January.

Erick Pulgar had given Chile the lead, with Eduardo Vargas scoring twice.

After the match, Chile’s record goalscorer Sanchez, who suffered a knee injury and then an ankle problem at the end of the season, said: “For six weeks, I felt worse than I ever have before.

“I struggled in the first half as I felt stifled, but in the second half I was more relaxed and played with more freedom and excitement.”

Chile’s victory puts them joint top of Group C with Uruguay, who beat Ecuador 4-0 on Sunday.

Japan have been invited to the 12-team tournament in Brazil as guests alongside Qatar.