Jacob Mitich, a 23-year-old student from Fallston, had made it to Round 2 of the “Madden NFL 19” tournament in Jacksonville and had almost scored a touchdown when the shots rang out.
Vaulting over a table, he scrambled to exit the crowded room. At first he ran outside to the waterfront where he and friends had watched dolphins the day before. Thinking the shooter might follow, he sprinted for a few more minutes, operating on pure adrenaline.
"That's when my leg started to hurt bad. I thought it was cramping,” he said. “I went to grab my left leg and there was blood everywhere. I'd been shot."
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