Mass Shooting at Madden NFL Tournament. Everything You Need to Know

UPDATE: According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, one suspect is dead while a search is ongoing for a possible second.

ORIGINAL: Sad news out of Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday as at least four people have been killed while multiple others have been injured after a gunman opened fire at a Madden NFL 19 tournament.

The shooting took place at the Jacksonville Landing in downtown Jacksonville. The Madden event itself was being hosted at the GLHF Game Bar within the shopping and restaurant complex.

One of the victims who was killed is reported to be one of the players in the Madden qualifier that was streaming live on Twitch at the time of the shooting.

Multiple reports claim at least 10 have shot while the local police have confirmed what is being classified as a “mass shooting”.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s office has also warned all patrons to avoid the area at all costs.

Audio of the attack was caught during the broadcast. While shots can’t be seen, you immediately see the feed cut while the sound of bullets rain down from the assailant. The sound of panic and fear can also be heard after the shooting begins.

Please be warned that the audio is graphic in nature, and may not be appropriate for some audiences.

Stay tuned to Sports Gamers Online for more updates as they become available.

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