Multiple Fatalities After Mass Shooting At Video Game Tournament In Florida

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Katz was a participant in a Madden NFL 19 video game tournament, in which simulated football games were played.

Police are unclear of Katz's motive and whether he knew any of the victims, who have not yet been identified. Tonight Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson released a statement saying "We are committed to supporting Taylor and Elijah's families through this hard time, and we send our deepest sympathies to their loved ones, to those injured yesterday, and everyone affected". Authorities confirmed the two men are Taylor Robertson and Elijah Clayton, who compete in Madden under the names "SpotMePlzz" and "TrueBoy" respectively.

A Monroe County, West Virginia man has been identified as one of the victims killed in Sunday's mass shooting at a "Madden" video game tournament in Florida.

"They were great competitors and well-loved members of the Madden community", Dot City Gaming, the professional esports team Robertson was a member of, tweeted. We are committed to supporting Taylor and Elijah's families through this hard time, and we send our deepest sympathies to their loved ones, to those injured yesterday, and everyone affected.

"As bad as this is, it could have been much worse", said Williams.

"This is a awful situation, and our deepest sympathies go out to all involved", EA Sports, the makers of the Madden NFL game, said in a statement.

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"[He was here] all weekend", said the gamer.

NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch has placed blame for the Jacksonville shooting at a gaming tournament on the fact it happened in a gun free zone. "He had shades on, he didn't speak to anybody. He didn't say anything".

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.

"Update: @FBIBaltimore has cleared the scene in south Baltimore. He's all business, he's focused", the announcer said. He's not here for the experience, he's not here to make friends.

In a statement from Clayton's cousin Brandi Pettijohn, her and her family are "devastated by yet another senseless act of gun violence".

The NFL said it was "shocked and deeply saddened by the horrific tragedy".

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