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".
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.
The shelves of a downtown Honolulu Walmart were stripped of items ranging from canned tuna to dog food. That meant it was likely to cause catastrophic damage with winds 157 miles per hour (252 kph) or above.
Neil Simon - the U.S. playwright behind The Odd Couple - has died in hospital suffering with kidney failure at the age of 91. NEW YORK (AP) - The playwright behind such comedic hits such as " The Odd Couple " and " Plaza Suite ", has died.
President Donald Trump as positive, but blamed Trump's administration for continuing to hit Russian Federation with sanctions. Speaking after talks with Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto in Sochi, Putin described last month's Helsinki summit with U.S.
On Tuesday, Cohen detailed how he made pre-election hush payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal. President Donald Trump warned Thursday that any effort to impeach him would have dire economic consequences.
In an arrest affidavit, Rivera said he remembered getting mad at her; what happened afterward was "blocked" from his memory. Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation special agent Rick Rahn said authorities believe this was a "premeditated" attack.
The ZEC was also accused of unfairness when it delivered three results following the presidential election, the lawyers argued. Now that the Constitutional Court has made its ruling, APA would like to congratulate President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa .
Rand Paul (R-KY), a frequent target of his verbal barbs. "But, to me, more than anything, John was a friend". Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has met with McCain a number of times over his career.
But the refusal to accept foreign funds to deal with disaster management and rehabilitation has been a consistent policy of India. But Manmohan Singh's UPA government reversed the policy of accepting foreign assistance in coping with post-calamity challenges.
His attorney, Allan Richards, said Thursday that the public should give his client his day in court and not prejudge the case. Rivera said that "anyone could have done this", referring to murdering Tibbetts.
I could have gone back to Spain or Italy, all the people believe in me there, but I want to change things here", said Morata. This, has seen him score Chelsea's first league goal of the 2018/2019 football season against Hudderfield on Match day 1.
'Queens' unite as Serena Williams meets Nicki Minaj
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State raises West Nile virus warning level
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Stormy Daniels Sends A Brief Message After Cohen Plea
Prosecutors now have until August 29 to decide whether they will seek a retrial for the charges on which the jury deadlocked. On the fourth day of deliberations following a two-week trial in Alexandria, Va., the jury notified judge T.S.
WestJet cancels Hawaii flights due to Hurricane Lane
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Turnbull not in the clear after challenge
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Chelsea Hit Back As Marcos Alonso Sinks Arsenal
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