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Intersection: Security At Gaming Tournaments After The Jacksonville Shooting

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Last weekend’s deadly shooting at an E-Sports tournament in Jacksonville shocked the gaming community. 

Alex Jebailey is the founder of CEO Gaming, a company that organizes fighting game tournaments. He says gamers and event organizers alike are reconsidering security in the wake of the shooting.

Jebailey talks to Intersection about how he’s addressing those concerns, and how the close knit e-sports community is rallying around the victims of the shooting.

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »