the Baltimore Sun.
Jacksonville mayor Lenny Curry condemned the act. We ask you to stay calm, stay where you are hiding. 3 dead, including gunman, after mass shooting at Madden video game tournament in FloridaA live feed from the tournament was underway when the shooting took place, and the audio feed was interrupted by the sound of several gunshots.
Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams holds a news conference in Jacksonville, USA on August 26, 2018. Eventually, someone can be heard saying: "Oh my god" over and over again. "What did he shoot me with?"
Drini Gjoka, who uses the handle @YoungDrini on social media, appeared to be another gamer at the event. "Im leavving [sic] and never coming back".
"Worst day of my life", Gjoka said.
"I just can't wrap my head around the fact we were here traveling just to play video games, something that we love to do, and it's just sad that lives were lost because of it", Williams told reporters at the scene.
Jaguars owner Shad Khan released a statement on Sunday just hours after the deadly shooting at the Jacksonville Landing.
CNN reports that three people are being treated at Memorial Hospital, and are in stable condition. Some were hit in the torso, others hit in the ankle or wrist.
The conditions of other patients was not available early Monday.
There have been several shootings in Florida in recent memory. "Then we heard repeat shots and we took off running".
It was also a major disruption in what had already been a violent weekend.
Katz was in Jacksonville for the "Madden NFL 19" video game tournament, authorities said.
At a briefing on Sunday afternoon, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Department confirmed there were three casualties (a number which included the shooter) and 7 wounded victims. The Landing is an open-air marketplace with stores, bars and restaurants in downtown Jacksonville along the St. Johns River. A SWAT unit at one point appeared to be operating a bomb robot on the sidewalk outside a nearby parking garage, though it was not clear why.
Braheem Johnson of Jacksonville was working at the Chicago Pizza restaurant next door to the Game Bar when the shots rang out.