Shots Fired: 1 Dead, Several Injured From Shooting During High School Football Game

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August 29, 2018

There has been some devastating news that has come in, and it's impacted the state of Florida again following the recent Florida gamer tournament shooting.

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If you aren't caught up on the video game tournament shooting that happened in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday, here's a brief update: 24-year-old gamer David Katz opened fire during a Madden football video game tournament on August 26. He reportedly targeted other gamers during his shooting spree after he lost a game earlier that day. He killed two people and injured 10 others.

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On Friday, August 24 at approximately 10 p.m. a high school football game was wrapping up in the town of Jacksonville when a 16-year-old boy opened fire. The gunman's name has recently been released. His name is Robert Howard.

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Authorities say the Grand Park Alternative School student killed one person and injured two others as the crowd was leaving the Raines High School football game. Police say there were roughly 4,000 people who attended the game.

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19-year-old Joerod Jamel Adams was the who was killed from the shooting. One of Adams' friends, a 17-year-old Raines student was wounded, according to reports.

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Motive

At this time, investigators believe the motive behind the shooter's actions was due to an earlier argument that sparked during the game between the three. Police believe the gunman targetted the pair due to both party's gang ties.

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The 16-year-old shooter has been arrested, according to Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams.

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A 16-year-old girl who attends Lee High School, a rival high school, was injured by a stray bullet.

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