It only lasted a few minutes, but it looked more like a mosh pit than reporters trying to question the Mayor of Canada's largest city.
A throng of reporters were trying to ask Mayor Rob Ford questions about the documents that were released on Wednesday.
It was after Ford had visited a food truck near Nathan Philips Square, and reportedly filmed a segment for an unknown food TV show, that reporters followed him back into City Hall.
Rob Ford was surrounded by four security guards, and kept looking for a 'guest,' who kept getting lost in the crowd.
But at one point, Ford started to sprint, getting physical with members of the media.
Two photographers and a security guard fell to the ground and were nearly trampled but no injuries were reported.
David Nickle, president of the City Hall Media Gallery, has requested a meeting to discuss his concerns over safety.
"I want to find out how Security can deal with this kind of situation ... as with anybody, this needs to be a safe workplace," he says.
City Hall's security department is pouring over footage of the melee.
Authorities are taking note of what went right and what did not.
They will consider whether changes to City Hall's security policy are needed to protect both those who work in the building and members of the public who might be stopping by to run errands or take in an open meeting.
City Hall Communications Director Jackie Desouza says Security relies on the Mayor's office to keep the department informed of Ford's movements but it had been given no advance notice of his trip to the hot dog truck.