Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Police searched on Monday for a motive in the third mass shooting in Florida in two years, which left two people dead and 11 wounded in Jacksonville, before the gunman killed himself at a video game tournament.

Witnesses told local media that the gunman, identified by police as David Katz, 24, of Baltimore, was a disgruntled gamer, angry because he lost Sunday’s tournament. It was not clear if he knew his victims. While police have not identified the victims, family members told Jacksonville CBS television station WJAX that the two people killed were Eli Clayton and Taylor Robertson, both were video game contestants.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s office said 11 other people were wounded by gunfire and at least two others were injured while fleeing the scene of Sunday’s shooting. Police say Katz killed himself and his body was found near the bodies of the two shot dead at The Landing, a popular riverside shopping and restaurant spot in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams declined Sunday to comment on possible reasons for the attack. Police and FBI agents swarmed Katz’s upscale townhouse in South Baltimore late on Sunday, multiple media accounts said, including the Baltimore Sun. Police also seized Katz’s vehicle parked nearby the tournament site.

The shooting took place during a regional qualifier for the Madden 19 online game tournament at the GLHF Game Bar inside a pizza restaurant, according to the venue’s website. The winners of the contest go forward to the video game finals in Las Vegas and compete for $165,000. (Reuters)

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<p>This photo shows a police car behind police tape blocking a street leading to the Jacksonville Landing area in downtown Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

This photo shows a police car behind police tape blocking a street leading to the Jacksonville Landing area in downtown Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

<p>A Jacksonville Sheriff’s officer helps keep the perimeter secure as law enforcement investigates a shooting at the GLHF Game Bar which uses the same entrance as the Chicago Pizza place at the Jacksonville Landing on Aug. 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

A Jacksonville Sheriff’s officer helps keep the perimeter secure as law enforcement investigates a shooting at the GLHF Game Bar which uses the same entrance as the Chicago Pizza place at the Jacksonville Landing on Aug. 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

<p>An agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives stands outside the family home, left door, in Baltimore, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, of the suspect in a mass shooting earlier in the day in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

An agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives stands outside the family home, left door, in Baltimore, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, of the suspect in a mass shooting earlier in the day in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP)

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<p>A Jacksonville Sheriff crime scene unit van is seen as law enforcement investigates a shooting at the GLHF Game Bar which uses the same entrance as the Chicago Pizza place (seen behind the van) at the Jacksonville Landing on Aug. 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

A Jacksonville Sheriff crime scene unit van is seen as law enforcement investigates a shooting at the GLHF Game Bar which uses the same entrance as the Chicago Pizza place (seen behind the van) at the Jacksonville Landing on Aug. 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

<p>Police cars block off a street near the scene of a mass shooting at Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. Florida authorities are reporting multiple fatalities at the riverfront mall that was hosting a video game tournament on Aug. 26, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: John Raoux/AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Police cars block off a street near the scene of a mass shooting at Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. Florida authorities are reporting multiple fatalities at the riverfront mall that was hosting a video game tournament on Aug. 26, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: John Raoux/AP)

<p>An agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives stands outside the family home, in Baltimore, Aug. 26, 2018, of the suspect in a mass shooting earlier in the day in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

An agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives stands outside the family home, in Baltimore, Aug. 26, 2018, of the suspect in a mass shooting earlier in the day in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP)

<p>Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams, right, holds a news conference, Aug. 26, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla., after a gunman opened fire Sunday during an online video game tournament that was being live streamed from a Florida mall, killing multiple people and sending many others to hospitals. (Photo: Laura Heald/AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams, right, holds a news conference, Aug. 26, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla., after a gunman opened fire Sunday during an online video game tournament that was being live streamed from a Florida mall, killing multiple people and sending many others to hospitals. (Photo: Laura Heald/AP)

<p>An agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives leaves the family home, in Baltimore, Aug. 26, 2018, of the suspect in a mass shooting earlier in the day in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

An agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives leaves the family home, in Baltimore, Aug. 26, 2018, of the suspect in a mass shooting earlier in the day in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP)

<p>Police investigate the scene of a fatal mass shooting at The Jacksonville Landing during a video game tournament, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Police investigate the scene of a fatal mass shooting at The Jacksonville Landing during a video game tournament, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP)

<p>A police officer directs a pedestrian away from a blocked-off area near the scene of a mass shooting at Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: John Raoux/AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

A police officer directs a pedestrian away from a blocked-off area near the scene of a mass shooting at Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: John Raoux/AP)

<p>Law enforcement boats patrol the St. Johns River at The Jacksonville Landing after a mass shooting during a video game tournament at the riverfront mall, Aug. 26, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Law enforcement boats patrol the St. Johns River at The Jacksonville Landing after a mass shooting during a video game tournament at the riverfront mall, Aug. 26, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP)

<p>A Jacksonville Sheriff’s officer helps keep the perimeter secure as law enforcement investigates a shooting at the GLHF Game Bar which uses the same entrance as the Chicago Pizza place (seen in the center to the rear) at the Jacksonville Landing on Aug. 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

A Jacksonville Sheriff’s officer helps keep the perimeter secure as law enforcement investigates a shooting at the GLHF Game Bar which uses the same entrance as the Chicago Pizza place (seen in the center to the rear) at the Jacksonville Landing on Aug. 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

<p>Bomb squad police prepare a robot to enter a parking garage a block away from the scene of a multiple shooting at the Jacksonville Landing, Aug. 26, 2018, during a video game competition in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Bomb squad police prepare a robot to enter a parking garage a block away from the scene of a multiple shooting at the Jacksonville Landing, Aug. 26, 2018, during a video game competition in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP)

<p>Police investigate the scene of a multiple shooting Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., during a Madden Championship Series video game tournament. (Photo: Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Police investigate the scene of a multiple shooting Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., during a Madden Championship Series video game tournament. (Photo: Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP)

<p>Federal authorities stage and search a home in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor as part of an investigation into the Jacksonville mass shooting, Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Justin Fenton/The Baltimore Sun via AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Federal authorities stage and search a home in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor as part of an investigation into the Jacksonville mass shooting, Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Justin Fenton/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

<p>Police cars block off a street near the scene of a mass shooting as law enforcement investigators work on the area at Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: John Raoux/AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Police cars block off a street near the scene of a mass shooting as law enforcement investigators work on the area at Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: John Raoux/AP)

<p>A Florida Highway patrolman stands by his car blocking the entrance to a street near the scene of a mass shooting at Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. Florida authorities are reporting multiple fatalities at the riverfront mall that was hosting a video game tournament. (Photo: John Raoux/AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

A Florida Highway patrolman stands by his car blocking the entrance to a street near the scene of a mass shooting at Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. Florida authorities are reporting multiple fatalities at the riverfront mall that was hosting a video game tournament. (Photo: John Raoux/AP)

<p>Police at the scene of a shooting in Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla., on Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Brittney Donovan/Action News Jax) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Police at the scene of a shooting in Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla., on Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Brittney Donovan/Action News Jax)

<p>View outside the scene of a shooting in Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla., on Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Brittney Donovan/Action News Jax) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

View outside the scene of a shooting in Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla., on Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Brittney Donovan/Action News Jax)

<p>The coast guard patrols the St John’s river outside of the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Florida authorities are reporting multiple fatalities after a mass shooting at the riverfront mall in Jacksonville that was hosting a video game tournament. (Photo: Laura Heald/AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

The coast guard patrols the St John’s river outside of the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Florida authorities are reporting multiple fatalities after a mass shooting at the riverfront mall in Jacksonville that was hosting a video game tournament. (Photo: Laura Heald/AP)

<p>Police barricade a street near the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Florida authorities are reporting multiple fatalities after a mass shooting at the riverfront mall in Jacksonville that was hosting a video game tournament. (Photo: Laura Heald/AP) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Police barricade a street near the Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Florida authorities are reporting multiple fatalities after a mass shooting at the riverfront mall in Jacksonville that was hosting a video game tournament. (Photo: Laura Heald/AP)

<p>The scene of a shooting in Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla., on Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Brittney Donovan/Action News Jax) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

The scene of a shooting in Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla., on Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Brittney Donovan/Action News Jax)

<p>First responders are seen near the scene of a shooting at Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Brittney Donovan/Action News Jax) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

First responders are seen near the scene of a shooting at Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Brittney Donovan/Action News Jax)

<p>A police car is scene in downtown Jacksonville, near the scene of a shooting at Jacksonville Landing in Florida, Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Brittney Donovan/Action News Jax) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

A police car is scene in downtown Jacksonville, near the scene of a shooting at Jacksonville Landing in Florida, Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: Brittney Donovan/Action News Jax)

<p>Chicago Pizza, Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Google Satellite) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

Chicago Pizza, Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Google Satellite)

<p>A southeast view of the Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Daniel Vorndran via via Wikimedia Commons) </p>
Multiple fatalities after mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.

A southeast view of the Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo: Daniel Vorndran via via Wikimedia Commons)

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