UPDATE: According to the Los Angeles Times, the main suspect from this incident was a gamer who lost while playing in the Madden Tournament down in Jacksonville.
On Sunday, 911 officials responded to and reported a horrific shooting in the downtown Jacksonville Landing area while video gamers were playing in an official Madden tournament.
Via the emergency call, the terrifying incident took place at
WARNING: The following video of the incident was recorded, and I will warn you that the material is incredibly disturbing and graphic. Viewer discretion is advised.
According to the Jacksonville sheriff's office, the number of casualties that has been circulating is unconfirmed, and the situation remains fluid.
There are inaccurate numbers being distributed by local and national media. This is fluid and as soon as we have confirmed numbers they will be released. Please remember this Twitter @JSOPIO is the only official source of information. https://t.co/qBJvkaO7xT— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) August 26, 2018
It goes without saying, but this is a heartbreaking event. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this senseless act.