Sunday saw a horrific scene inside a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida as a person opened fire on gamers in the middle of a match. While playing Madden at the Jacksonville Landing, a popular entertainment venue that was hosting the tournament, young people who gathered peacefully to play a non-violent game were shot to death by an assailant.
According to a report from Fox News:
“One witness at the gaming event told Fox News that someone who was competing in the tournament lost and ‘went crazy and started shooting up the room.’ However, police have not confirmed a possible motive, nor have they released the name of a suspect.”
An audio recording of the massacre went viral on Twitter within minutes of the shooting. You can listen to that recording below:
BREAKING: 4 dead, at least 11 injured after mass-shooting at video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida – police say one suspect is dead. (Video may be disturbing to some people) pic.twitter.com/XUr8NIhLM3
— Breaking News Global (@BreakingNAlerts) August 26, 2018
Four people are confirmed dead, and 11 were transported to area hospitals where live-saving measures are being taken. It is unknown at that time the status of those victims.
The White House was briefed over an hour ago on the shooting, and only Ivanka Trump has released a statement, leaving many to speculate that the president is waiting to find out the shooter’s race before deciding whether or not to comment.
Ivanka made the huge mistake of commenting on the tragedy Sunday afternoon, saying:
“As we await further details, our hearts are with Jacksonville and all those affected by today’s tragic mass shooting.”
As we await further details, our hearts are with Jacksonville and all those affected by today’s tragic mass shooting. ♥️
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) August 26, 2018
She didn’t get off easy with the Twitter crowd, either. Commenters on her tweet told her exactly where she could stick her phony show of compassion while doing literally nothing to stop this madness from happening again.
We saved the best reactions for you below: