Video game maker cancels three tournaments after shooting

Police gather after an active shooter was reported at the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville Fla. Sunday Aug. 26 2018. A gunman opened fire Sunday during an online video game tournament that was being livestreamed from a Florida mall killing multip

Police gather after an active shooter was reported at the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville Fla. Sunday Aug. 26 2018. A gunman opened fire Sunday during an online video game tournament that was being livestreamed from a Florida mall killing multip

"He's a well-known competitor", said one unnamed gamer about Katz during the Jacksonville tournament, according to The Tampa Bay Times.

David Katz, 24, played online using the name "Bread".

The incident happened during a Madden video game tournament at the GLHF Game Bar.

Katz was from Baltimore and travelled to take part in the event.

Peter Moore, CEO of the Liverpool soccer team and the former chief competition officer at EA, where he organized the company's competitive gaming division, wrote "my heart goes out to my former colleagues that were on site, the competitive players that I got to know, and all of their families".

An announcer at a previous competition said getting Katz to talk about anything was like "pulling teeth".

"He is not here to make friends".

The records show Katz's parents disagreed deeply on how to care for their troubled son. I went to shake his hand and just tell him good game and he just looked at me.

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And Robertson, a 24-year-old from Ballard, West Virginia, was married and a father of a child, CBS News reported.

Elijah Clayton, 22, and Taylor Robertson, 27, both were killed and 11 others were injured, when another competitor opened fire during a qualifier for a NFL football video game tournament, held at a Jacksonville Landing shopping centre.

Clayton, known by the gamer handle "Trueboy", was from Woodland Hills, Calif.

"They were great competitors and well-loved members of the Madden community".

Mr Robertson leave behind a young family.

He began playing Madden when he was 10 years old but only began playing competitively in recent years. 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". Clayton was a rising star in the gaming community at Madden. 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.

Tony Montagnino escaped the shooting but was hit in the lower back and leg as the shots rang out across the room. Clayton was now playing in the tournament which was being streamed and disturbing footage of the event unfolding has since gone viral.

'I know many of us, myself included, are filled with shock and grief.

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