Authorities are at a popular area in downtown Jacksonville, Florida spot after responding to a “mass shooting” on Sunday that has so far left two dead, another 11 people injured, and one suspect dead.
News4Jax reports that the shooting occurred during the Madden NFL Championship Series, inside a gaming room at Chicago Pizza, located at Jacksonville Landing, a popular spot filled with waterfront restaurants outside of a shopping mall.
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
Authorities are urging everyone to stay away from the area, reporting that it’s not safe at this time. It’s still unclear who the shooter is or if police have detained anyone.
“We can’t stress enough to stay away. Many blocks away,” Jackson Sheriff’s Office tweeted.
Mass shooting scene in downtown Jacksonville. pic.twitter.com/DR6MAoCZH2
— Vic Micolucci WJXT (@WJXTvic) August 26, 2018
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