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Giants Fans Trash San Francisco, Two People Shot, After World Series Win

Updated: Police arrested forty people during the celebrations that followed the Giants' World Series win in San Francisco. Two people were shot and two stabbed.

Posted on October 30, 2014, at 12:55 a.m. ET

A couch on fire in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series Wednesday.
AP Noah Berger

A couch on fire in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series Wednesday.

Massive crowds took to the street Wednesday night in San Francisco following the Giants' victory over the Royals in the World Series. The crowds lit several fires across the city.

Police said they arrested 40 people, most for public drunkenness, NBC News reported.

This feels dangerous. Bonfire growing near AT&T Park in SF

Evan Sernoffsky@EvanSernoffskyFollow

This feels dangerous. Bonfire growing near AT&T Park in SF

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At least two people were shot and two others stabbed during the chaos in the streets.

The first shooting happened in the Mission District, and the victim was struck in the arm, KPIX-TV reported. The second shooting victim walked into an area hospital with a gunshot wound.

It was unclear if the stabbings were related to the celebrations.

Elsewhere, people were seen mounted on buses and cars:

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Witnesses also reported seeing members of the crowd climb poles, smash windows, and throw bottles at police, among other things:

People breached the fence of a luxury condo development and started smashing windows

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People breached the fence of a luxury condo development and started smashing windows

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Police cars getting bombed by glass bottles. Time to get out of here.

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Police cars getting bombed by glass bottles. Time to get out of here.

10:09 PM - 29 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

s/o to the dude in Red Sox gear jumping the Mission Street light

Kevin Montgomery@kevinmontyFollow

s/o to the dude in Red Sox gear jumping the Mission Street light

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Police eventually responded with riot gear:

Riot gear is out after bus gets destroyed.

As the night wore on the streets became littered with debris, trash, and graffiti:

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