🇺🇸 Deadly mass shooting at video gaming event in Florida | Al Jazeera English

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A mass shooting at a video game tournament has led to “multiple fatalities” in the US state of Florida, according to police.

The shooting took place on Sunday at Jacksonville Landing, a large shopping, entertainment and dining complex in downtown Jacksonville, according to local media.

Citing police sources, reports said four people were killed and at least 10 wounded.

Officials did not immediately name those who died, but they named the shooter as David Katz, 24, from Baltimore, who then shot himself dead at the scene.

The video game tournament was being streamed online from the restaurant. Players can be seen reacting to the gunfire and cries can be heard before the footage cuts off.

Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Florida.

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