David Katz 10 Facts About Jacksonville Shooter

David Katz

David Katz has been identified as the young man who opened fire at a tournament in Jacksonville over the weekend.

Reports say Katz turned the gun on himself after killing two people and wounding several others. Find below his top 10 facts.

David Katz

#1 He attended a football video game

David Katz attended a tournament in Jacksonville on Sunday for competitive players of Madden, a football video game.

#2He hails from Baltimore

According to reports, 24-year-old David Katz is from Baltimore, Maryland.

#3 He used a handgun

David Katz reportedly used a handgun in the shooting, according to a source close to the investigation.

#4 The shooting took place at the video game venue

Katz brought a gun into the venue, the GLHF Game Bar, in the back of a pizza restaurant

#5 He shot and killed two people

Katz opened fire and killed two people, wounded nine others and turn the gun on himself, the sheriff said.

#6 He was known as Bread

Katz went by the gaming name “Bread,” gamers media.

#7 He is a former Madden champion

David Katz had previously won Madden tournaments in 2017, gamers said.

#8 He was congratulated by the Buffalo Bills

In February 2017, the Buffalo Bills tweeted out a picture of Katz after he won the Madden 17 Bills Championship. “Congrats to David Katz, the Madden 17 Bills Championship winner! Thanks for following along, Bills fans,” the tweet read.

#9 He knew how god he was

According to CNN, in an interview with former Buffalo Bills player Steve Tasker, Katz talked about his skill. “I think personally I’m one of the better players,” he said.

#10 His motive is unknown

Federal agents and local law enforcement officers searched Katz’s family home in the Federal Hill area of Baltimore. Police have not released a motive.