Multiple people have been killed in a mass shooting in the US state of Florida.
One suspect was dead at the scene after the shooting in the downtown area of Jacksonville Landing marketplace, where a video game tournament was underway on Sunday, according to police.
Mass shooting at the Jacksonville Landing. Stay far away from the area. The area is not safe at this time. STAY AWAY #TheLandingMassShooting
— Jax Sheriff’s Office (@JSOPIO) August 26, 2018
Gunshots can be heard in recordings from the tournament shared on social media.
The GLHF Game Bar in the Jacksonville Landing, which was hosting the tournament, has said that all staff members and the owner were able to escape “untouched.”
“SWAT is doing a methodical search inside The Landing,” the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said. “We will get to you. Please don’t come running out.”
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