Gunman kills self after shooting 4 dead at video game venue in Florida

Four people were killed and several others taken to hospital Sunday after a gunman opened fire during a video game tournament at a shopping mall in Florida before killing himself, U.S. media reported.

The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Associated Press said. The Los Angeles Times reported the gunman participated in a video game tournament at the mall and lost.

Local media said the perpetrator is a white male and police believe that he was the lone killer.

The fatal shooting took place at a riverfront mall in the downtown area of Jacksonville, Florida. In the southern U.S. state, 17 people were killed in a shooting rampage in a high school in February.

All — Kyodo News+

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