Multiple Reported Dead After Mass Shooting At Madden Tournament In Jacksonville

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Law enforcement officials are asking people to stay away from the scene of a mass shooting in Jacksonville.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened at Jacksonville Landing on Sunday afternoon. Multiple people are reported dead.

“Stay far away from the area. The area is not safe at this time,” the office tweeted. “We can’t stress enough to stay away. Many blocks away.”

The ATF is also responding to the scene.

Authorities have not released any information on how many people are injured but our affiliate in the area reports that multiple people are dead.

The shooting apparently happened at a Madden NFL video game tournament. Several verified professional gamers tweeted about the incident.

One of the hosts, CompLexity Gaming, tweeted saying “there appears to have been a shooting at the event, and @YoungDrini was grazed in the hand. He is away from the scene and safe.”

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.

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