Gamers at a tournament in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday where 11 people were shot by a lone gunman went to Twitter to tweet about their personal experiences — read their tweets below:
I’m good... got hit twice. Lower body. One went through. The other was lodged
— G-tech (@maddenvtech) August 26, 2018
They took me to the hospital. Bullet grazed my head. I feel fine, just a scratch on my head. Traumatized and devastated.
— DUBBY (@DubDotDUBBY) August 26, 2018
The tourney just got shot up. Im leavinng and never coming back
— Drini Gjoka (@YoungDrini) August 26, 2018
I got out. Police escorted me. I’m done going to any Madden events not EA Majors with security.
— Noble SteveyJ (@ImSteveyJ) August 26, 2018
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Among the victims of the deadly shooting was gamer Tim Anselimo of Tampa:
Devastated. No Words. Surgery In The Morning. Thanks To All Who Reached Out.
— LARRY LEGEND (@oLARRY2K) August 27, 2018
God was with these guys today pic.twitter.com/YrWlphteBT
— Sujeil (@olarrysmom) August 27, 2018
Statement on @NBA2KLeague player @oLARRY2K:
“Our thoughts are with Tim and his family after this horrific situation. We are in close contact with his mother and continue to monitor his health.” - @cayle
— Bucks Gaming (@BucksGG) August 26, 2018
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