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Gunman kills two, injures 10 in shooting at live-streamed Florida video game tournament

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FLORIDA — A gunman has opened fire at a live-streamed video game tournament in Florida on Sunday, killing two before turning the gun on himself.

Sheriff Mike Williams said police believed the suspect was David Katz, a 24-year-old from Baltimore, who used at least one handgun.

Eleven others were shot and wounded at Jacksonville Landing, a waterfront dining, entertainment and shopping site in the city’s downtown, while at least two others were injured while fleeing the scene.

“There were three deceased individuals at the scene, one of those being the suspect, who took his own life,” Sheriff told a news conference

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Sheriff said Katz is believed to have committed the shooting with a single handgun, and was in Jacksonville for the Madden NFL 19 video game tournament.

The games maker, EA Sports, lists a David Katz as a 2017 championship winner.

The competition was held in a gaming bar that shares space with a pizzeria. Viewers could watch the games online and see the players.

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7 killed after Delhi-Bound train derails in Bihar

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NEW DELHI — At least seven people have died and 14 others injured after a Delhi-bound train derailed early Sunday morning in Bihar’s Vaishali district.

Eleven coaches of 12487 Seemanchal Express derailed near Sahadai Buzurg at around 3:52 am. Three of the coaches overturned and the high force of the impact destroyed them completely.

The injured are being transported to local hospitals.

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The superfast train from Jogbani in Bihar to Delhi’s Anand Vihar Terminal was running at full speed when the accident took place, officials said.

Bodies are believed to be trapped inside one of the affected coaches and the number of dead is likely to rise, local police official said.

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