Three killed, including gunman, in Jacksonville shooting: police

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The coast guard patrols the St John's river outside of the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Florida authorities are reporting multiple fatalities after a mass shooting at the riverfront mall in Jacksonville that was hosting a video game tournament. (AP Photo/Laura Heald)

MIAMI, Aug 27, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Three people were killed in a mass shooting
at a video game tournament in the northern Florida city of Jacksonville on
Sunday, police said, with the gunman among the dead.

“There were three deceased individuals at the scene, one of those being the
suspect, who took his own life,” Sheriff Mike Williams told a news
conference, naming the suspect as 24-year-old David Katz from Baltimore,
Maryland.

“There were nine victims transported by JFRD (local fire and rescue) to
area hospitals. Some of those have gunshot wounds. There were two additional
gunshot victims that self-transported themselves to local hospitals.”

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