Jacksonville shooting: Reaction to video game tournament deadly gunfire

Two Dead, Multiple Wounded in Jacksonville Shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Nearly a dozen people were wounded during a shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, Sunday, according to multiple reports.

The Jacksonville sheriff said that there were two victims who died at the scene.

The gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Nine patients were being treated at a Jacksonville area hospital.

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The governor of Florida went to Twitter shortly after the shooting to say that he is in contact with the sheriff's office to lend support.

Organizers of the event said the average age of children in the tournament was 16.

The gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Six patients were being treated at a Jacksonville area hospital.

The governor of Florida went to Twitter shortly after the shooting to say that he is in contact with the sheriff's office to lend support.

President Donald Trump has also been briefed on the situation, according to our Washington Insider Jaime Dupree.

His daughter Ivanka Trump did reach out on Twitter.

Florida Senator Bill Nelson releases statement about the shooting saying in part, "Word of another tragic mass shooting in our state brings shock and outrage."

Sen. Marco Rubio calls the shooting "horrifying news."

EA Sports, which sanctioned the video game tournament, also tweeted.

As did Tim Tebow.