Mass Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida at Madden Video Game Tournament; 4 Dead, 10 Injured
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Tallahassee, Aug 26: At least four are dead and 10 injured in a mass shooting incident reported in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday afternoon. The victims have been rushed to the nearest medical facilities.

The shooting was reported at GLHF Game Bar, where the Madden 19 video game tournament was underway. The deceased, as well as the injured victims, include the tournament participants, said reports citing Jacksonville police sources.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said the situation is yet to be brought under control as the shooter has not been nabbed by the police. The area has been cordoned off, with locals restricted from entering.

The situation has alarmed the authorities as terror angle has not been ruled out. Florida Senator and former GOP presidential aspirant Marco Rubio said he is constantly monitoring the situation.

"Horrifying news from Jacksonville this afternoon. Have spoken to local authorities & am still awaiting more information on this shooting. Situation still unfolding, law enforcement is asking everyone to avoid the area," Rubio said on Twitter.

The federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI have been alerted after the shooting incident was reported. A team of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been rushed to the scene in Jacksonville.