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27 Aug 2018 | 01:01 AM UTC

US: Officials confirm three fatalities in Jacksonville shooting Aug. 26 /update 3

United States of America News Alert

Police officials confirm that three people, including the suspected gunman, were killed during the shooting in Jacksonville (Florida) on August 26

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/26/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/27/2018, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Jacksonville Landing

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Event

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that three people, including the suspected gunman, were killed during a shooting in Jacksonville Landing (Florida) on Sunday, August 26. Another nine people were also wounded during the incident. According to initial reports, the suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot. The authorities have identified the suspected shooter and an investigation into the motive for the attack is ongoing as of 19:45 (local time).

Context

At approximately 14:40, a gunman opened fire during a sports video game tournament at the GLHF Game Bar in Jacksonville Landing. According to police officials, a single handgun was used in the shooting.

Advice

Individuals in Jacksonville advised to adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities, to report any suspicious objects or behavior, and to monitor developments to the situation.

 

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