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Breaking News Mass shooting at Jacksonville video game tournament caught on live video: CNN, SCREAMS. Fox News also reported. You can hear people screaming and shots fired during the live streaming of the Madden 19 Tournament at Jacksonville Landing.

A mass shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville Florida on Sunday saw 3 people dead at the scene, including a single suspect who took his own life, said Mike Williams, the sheriff of Jacksonville.

Shots were fired during a live stream of "Madden NFL 19" tournament at a downtown shopping-dining complex. "Madden tournament getting shot up on twitch," posted Twitter user Anakron, who shared the live stream of the video game. Gun shots and yelling can be heard in the background b/efore the controller disconnects.

The suspect has been identified as David Katz, a 24-year-old from Baltimore, said Williams, adding that he was "was here for the competition." He did not specify if the suspect was enrolled in the competition.

In a briefing at 7:15 ET, the Jacksonville sheriff confirmed there were 11 other victims who were wounded in the attack. Most of them had gunshot wounds but were all in a stable condition, Williams added.

Early reports say the shooting began at the Good Luck Have Fun Video game room inside Chicago Pizza, according to WJXT News4Jax.

The CEO of Complexity Gaming, which has a team of professional players at the event, said that one of his players had been shot in the thumb.


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Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says it will hold a news conference to update the public on the Jacksonville Landing mass shooting around 4:30 p.m. ET.


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Complexity Gaming CEO @JasonBWLake tells @RichardLui on @MSNBC that one of his players was shot in the thumb, age 19.

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Electronic Arts, the maker of the game, tweeted that it was working with authorities to gather facts:

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We are aware of an incident at a sanctioned Madden Championship Series competition in Jacksonville. We are working with authorities to gather facts at this stage.

3:10 PM - Aug 26, 2018
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In a statement, the National Football League said, "We are shocked and deeply saddened by the horrific tragedy today in Jacksonville. Our hearts go out to all those affected. We are grateful for the first responders immediately on the scene. We support our partners at EA Sports and will continue to monitor developments with local law enforcement."

New York Mets star Tim Tebow, who has ties to Jacksonville, tweeted about the incident.


Tim Tebow

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Praying for my city of Jacksonville!

3:12 PM - Aug 26, 2018
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March for Our Lives, an organization of gun-control activists started by students in the wake of a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, in February released a statement.

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