Shooting in Jacksonville, FL: 4 dead, 11 injured at ‘Madden’ gamer tournament

Shooting in Jacksonville, FL: 4 dead, 11 injured at ‘Madden’ gamer tournament
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[Ed. – Initial reports are that the suspect was one of the gamers, and shot himself to death at the end of his brief rampage.  But it isn’t clear yet if he killed four others, or three others and himself.  Local media indicate law enforcement still has the popular Landing area locked down.  Another horrific event assails the overshocked senses.  No ID released on the suspect yet.  UPDATE: CNN says the shooter killed three others and himself, making four fatalities.]

At least four people were dead and 11 others were being treated after a “mass shooting” on Sunday in downtown Jacksonville, Fla., during a gaming event at a popular shopping center filled with bars and restaurants, law enforcement sources told Fox News on Sunday.

The gunfire was heard around 1 p.m ET at a video gaming event held at The Jacksonville Landing, Madden NFL Championship Series. The shooting, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, happened “inside one of the restaurants in the Landing.”

Investigators said that “no outstanding suspects” remains, and noted a suspect, only identified as a white male, was found dead at the scene. It was not immediately clear whether that suspect was among the four reported killed. …

One witness at the gaming event told Fox News that someone who was competing in the tournament lost and was upset. A previous account from the witness stated the suspect “went crazy and started shooting up the room,” but later clarified that in events like this, “There are multiple guys who are upset or are saying things are like, ‘BS,’ if you will.”

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