Shocking footage shows crowd fleeing after gunshots and brawl at Toronto music festival

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Footage of people fleeing a Caribbean music festival after a violent brawl and gunshots surfaced Monday.

The Sandz Toronto Caribbean Music Festival began at 2pm on Sunday and was held in the parking lot of the Woodbine Shopping Center in Rexdale.

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Around 7pm, Toronto police reported that a brawl erupted on the scene and gunshots were fired in the parking lot.

In a video shot by Instagram user Rico6west and shared on blogTO, attendees desperately try to flee the venue.

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The gate surrounding the venue leans dangerously from the sheer force of people trying to escape the frenzied mob .

In the confusion, become many become victims to the stampede and are trapped inside the the festival's walls.

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A group of women can be seen getting shoved into the metal wires as the sound of people panic in the video.

In a last ditch effort, some people begin to scale the gate and fling themselves onto the other side.

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Eventually people who've made it free begin to rip at the barrier, hoping to break the locked gate and create another exit for people.

At 7.17pm, the Toronto Police Department posted an alarming tweet...
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