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Suspect dead, multiple fatalities reported by police after mass shooting in Florida

Suspect dead, multiple fatalities reported by police after mass shooting in Florida

Jacksonville law enforcement report multiple fatalities at video game tournament. They also said that people were being taken out on stretchers.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said on Twitter that it was also "responding to a reported mass shooting in downtown Jacksonville".

The murder-suicide occurred during a Madden NFL 19 video game tournament in a restaurant at the Jacksonville Landing, a waterfront retail and entertainment complex in downtown Jacksonville.

" People in the online gaming community said Katz had played under the game tag "RavensChamp" and "Bread".

President Trump's daughter and special adviser to the president, Ivanka Trump, shared a short message about the tragic shooting in Jacksonville, Fla., today.

The two-day Madden Classic qualifying event at Jacksonville Landing drew 256 players from around the country to face off at the controls of the classic football video game.

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The Florida shooting occurs amid a debate about U.S. gun laws that was given fresh impetus by the massacre in February of 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Then he turned the gun on himself, Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said.

CompLexity Gaming, one of the gaming teams, said its player Drini Gjoka was grazed on his hand. They said he killed two people before taking his own life, but declined to comment on his motive. The tournament was being streamed live on Twitch. the opening rounds were captured as well. A second person with gunshot wounds followed shortly behind them.

Games feature soundtracks and realistic player motion for rushers, blockers and quarterbacks and receivers.

It came after a gunman killed 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando two years ago.

The top two finishers at the Jacksonville event were set to win $250 and earn spots at a Las Vegas event in October, playing for a share of a $165,000 prize pool, according to the website.

There was one tweet in particular that had a lot of people convinced that they had solved the case - but the tweet was just an unfortunate coincidence.


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