Elijah “Trueboy” Clayton, 22, and Tayor “SpotMePlzz” Robertson, 27, died Sunday the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday.at a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Florida,
Both gamers were well-known members of the identified as the victims by friends and family earlier Monday.who were
Robertson was a member of the Dot City Gaming team, which posted on Twitter about the loss of its teammate and Clayton.
Clayton’s former high school football team issued its own statement on Twitter, sending condolences to the victim’s family and announcing it will be holding a moment of silence at its Friday game in his honor.
Electronic Arts, developer of the Madden series of football games, sent out an extended message regarding Sunday’s tragedy both on Twitter and, according to players’ tweets, from inside of the Madden 19 game.
The tournament was airing on the Twitch video broadcasting site before appearing to cut off as the shooting began. Twitch confirmed that content showing footage of the incident is being removed as per the site’s community guideline. It tweeted out sentiments Sunday over what took place.
Gamer Eric Wright wrote a series of tweets in honor of Clayton.
Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dawuane Smoot tweeted an RIP message for both victims.
And the Tennessee Titans NFL team tweeted out a memorial message for Robertson, noting that he was a father and husband.