At least 4 reported killed in shooting at Florida video game tournament

Four reported dead in Jacksonville shooting at Madden video game tournament

Cops warned everyone to stay "many blocks" away from the area, as the area "is not safe at this time".

Then there is sound of background commotion before the feed to the game goes out and the video ends. They also said that people were being taken out on stretchers.

On Sunday evening, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said, its agents searched a family home of the man authorities believed was behind the attack.

The shooting occurred at GLHF Game Bar in downtown Jacksonville, which was hosting the event that police say the suspect was in town for.

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That's the popular videogame in which players compete against each other in a digital version of American football.

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He said the two ran to a nearby restaurant where workers were waving people in, hiding in a bathroom until police arrived.

The Jacksonville Landing is a waterfront dining, entertainment and shopping site in downtown Jacksonville, according to its website. At least three people, including the suspected gunman, were killed at a video game competition at the Jacksonville Landing.

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CompLexity Gaming, a company sponsoring a player at the event, tweeted that 19-year-old gamer Drini Gjoka, who goes by Young Drini was "grazed in the hand" before being taken safely away from the scene. The tournament was being streamed live on Twitch. the opening rounds were captured as well.

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Florida Governor Rick Scott met with local and state law enforcement officers and tweeted a thanks to Jacksonville Fire and Rescue, whom he credited with rushing toward the shooting in order to save lives.

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

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