This weekend has been an eSports competition in Kansas City that has ended in tragedy, although the news has not transpired until last night. Three people have suffered injuries of varying severity in a shootout at Local Legends Gaming, one of them is in critical condition.
The incident has occurred near midnight, and you have taken place in a tournament in which students from the University of Kansas City. So far the authorities have not confirmed whether there have been arrests, and not too many details have been offered about the crime.
It is known that there are two injured by bullet impact, one of which is the whose life is in danger, and a third one of less serious profile by the pushes and stomps provoked by the shooting.
The owner of the premises, AbdulRasheed Yahaya, has declared that something similar had never happened in his establishment. ” We have not had any altercations so far, not even a small fight, ” declared the person who rents the premises for this type of events where alcohol is not allowed. ” It’s disheartening, but these things are beyond our control ” he commented on statements collected by the KSHB portal.
Unfortunately, it is not the only incident of this kind related to video games that, unfortunately, we have seen lately. Much more tragic was the shooting in Jacksonville in August of last year, which resulted in several deaths.