An event that was meant to celebrate the competitive side of Madden NFL 19 ended with an abrupt shooting that left several people dead.
A recent report from WPBF reveals that the cops have finally responded to an incident that took place at a Madden NFL 19 gaming tournament at Jacksonville Landing, where someone Open fired at the players. We don’t know the exact details of the incident yet but based on what we know about the shooting, the police have advised people to stay away from Jacksonville Landing.
Mass shooting at the Jacksonville Landing. Stay far away from the area. The area is not safe at this time. STAY AWAY #TheLandingMassShooting
— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) 26 August 2018
Here are some tweets from witnesses on the scene:
My sources: 4 dead at Jacksonville Landing. 10 victims. Madden Tournament. All hands on deck. Patients to multiple hospitals.
— Vic Micolucci WJXT (@WJXTvic) 26 August 2018
The tourney just got shot up. Im leavinng and never coming back
— Drini Gjoka (@YoungDrini) 26 August 2018
We don’t know if the shooter has been caught yet or not but the police are currently investigating into what caused the shooting to actually take place. We pay our condolences to the families of the victims of this incident. We will give you more information on this as soon as it becomes available.