Gaming Bar Shooting – level 1

07-09-2018 07:00

In Florida, people are at a gaming bar. It is a bar where people play video games. Other people can watch them, talk, drink and eat. The gamers are playing a football video game.

A gunman comes into the bar. He opens fire. He kills two people. He injures nine people. Then he shoots himself.

Two injured people can drive. They drive themselves to hospital.

The FBI is helping the police. They want to know more about the shooting and the gunman.

Difficult words: gunman (a person who shoots a gun to hurt or kill people), open fire (start to shoot), shooting (when somebody shoots people).

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