Elijah Clayton and Taylor Robertson were identified as the victims of the Jacksonville-based Maddenville video game complex in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday.
Friends and other players have previously identified the pair to the Los Angeles Times, Action News Jax and Reuters, and authorities confirmed their identities on Monday afternoon.
Clayton’s relatives released a statement to reporters in Jacksonville saying the family was “devastated.” from the senseless act of gun violence.”
He went through the evolution of TrueBoy’s game. His cousin, Brandi Pettijohn, said Clayton “doesn’t believe in violence” and “has never fought”, according to Associated PressAuthorities.
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David Katz, a 24-year-old player participating in the tournament, was previously identified. as a suspect in the shooting.
He is said to have wounded 11 other people and the two died before he shot himself. Players took to social media on Sunday evening to pay tribute to the victims.
One player, George Amadeo, who was wounded in the shooting and is recovering in the hospital, expressed his admiration for Clayton.