One suspect dead, multiple fatalities confirmed after Jacksonville mass shooting

Mass shooting reported at Jacksonville mall

Police also say Katz stayed at a local hotel the night before the shooting.

Esports turn a variety of video games into a professional sport, USA Today reported, mentioning that Call of Duty could be considered the "football" of the gaming world. Williams said people trampled each other trying to get away.

Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesperson Dave Fitz confirmed that the agency had searched Katz's father's home in Baltimore, but declined to release further details, The Associated Press reports.

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry thanked law enforcement and medical personnel for their quick response to the incident, saying: "At bad times we see the best in people, and today is no different". The Landing is an open-air marketplace with stores, bars and restaurants in downtown Jacksonville along the St. Johns River.

Video game manufacturer Electronic Arts tweeted, "This is a frightful situation, and our deepest sympathies go out to all involved".

The commentators could be heard going silent as the first gunshots were fired and people began screaming. "Please don't come running out", the sheriff's office said.

CompLexity Gaming, one of the gaming teams, said its player Drini Gjoka was grazed on his hand. The capacity of the GLHF Game Bar in Jacksonville, Florida, where it was being held, was 238, but USA authorities said the number of people there at the time was "nowhere near that".

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The shooting took place during a regional qualifier for the Madden 19 online game tournament at the GLHF Game Bar inside a Chicago Pizza restaurant, according to the venue's website.

Twitch camera captured the shooting. The bullet hit my thumb.

Jacksonville is about 480 kilometers north of Parkland, where a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February. "We've got to really stop and say to ourselves: there's something wrong".

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Donald Trump had been briefed on the attack and the White House was monitoring the situation.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott tweeted that he offered state resources to the local sheriff's office.

"We can not accept this as our reality", said Delaney Tarr, one of the organizers of the student-led March for Our Lives movement.


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