Jacksonville Shooter Targeted Other Gamers

KTLA — The suspect who opened fire during a Madden video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday actively targeted other gamers in his shooting spree, Sheriff Mike Williams said.

David Katz, a 24-year-old gamer from Baltimore, Maryland, was in town for the tournament at GLHF Game Bar at the Jacksonville Landing, a downtown shopping and dining complex. He walked past patrons in other parts of the restaurant and then opened fire on his fellow competitive gamers before killing himself, Williams said.

The shooting left two people dead, 10 injured from gunshots and one person with a non-gunshot injury, Williams said. All of the injured are expected to survive, he said.

“As bad as this is, it could have been much worse,” Williams said. Continue reading →

World Bipolar Day Celebrates Rather Than Shuns The Mental Illness  

People around the world made World Bipolar Day a day set aside to raise awareness of the disorder and erase the stigmatism of mental illness.   

This year the annual event shined a light on the plight of nearly 2 percent of the world’s population living with the manic highs and dramatic lows in mood the disorder brings. It is held on the anniversary of the birth of Vincent Van Gogh because it is believed the famous painter suffered from the disorder.

Are you or someone you know suffering with bipolar disorder and haven’t been diagnosed?

Check out this article for a closer look at the symptoms and where there’s help.