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Jacksonville mass shooting suspect bought gun legally from Maryland

According to police, Katz brought two guns to the tournament, but only used one in the shooting.
David Katz, 24, of Baltimore, the suspected mass shooter who killed 2 and wounded nine others in Madden 19 video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo via Buffalo Bills Twitter)

BALTIMORE, Md. - The gun used in a mass shooting that killed two people and injured at least 13 others was purchased legally in Maryland, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

Sunday, 24-year-old David was a lone shooter with a handgun who opened fire at a Madden 19 video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida.

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According to police, Katz, who is a Maryland resident, brought two guns to the tournament, but only used one in the shooting. Both guns were purchased from a licensed dealer legally in Baltimore, Maryland.

"He did buy the guns recently, but I don't have the exact timetable," Sheriff Mike Williams said.

Authorities said Katz walked past patrons who were in other parts and went to gamers. They said he had a prior relationship with his victims.

Elijah Clayton Black, 22, and 28-year-old Taylor Robertson were killed, and 13 others were injured in the shooting. Twelve were shot and one was treated for non-gunshot wounds.

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The motive of the shooting is unknown at this time.