Deadly Mass Shooting At “Madden 19” Tournament Injures 11, 4 Fatalities

Posted on Aug 27 2018 - 4:16am by Richard Walker

Multiple people were killed in a shooting during a “Madden 19 video game tournament at a shopping and dining complex in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. Preliminary reports say 11 people were shot, four of them fatally, at the Jacksonville Landing, according to a law enforcement official briefed on the incident.

The suspect who was identified only as a “white man”, is dead at the scene, Sheriff Mike Williams said at a news conference, adding that there were no outstanding suspects. The Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter there were 11 people shot, with 4 fatalaties.

 

Audio of the tragic shooting can be heard here:

 

The shooting occurred at the Jacksonville Landing complex during a qualifying event for the Madden 19 Tournament at the GLHF Game Bar, according to the Twitter of CompLexity Gaming, one of the gaming teams. The Landing is an open-air marketplace with stores, bars and restaurants in downtown Jacksonville along the St. Johns River.

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