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Jacksonville shooting victim Elijah Clayton was a skilled football player on the field and online

LOS ANGELES - Elijah Clayton, a 22-year-old who grew up in the West Hills neighborhood of L.A., was remembered as someone who excelled at football - both on the field and online.

In his short life, Clayton was able to make a career out of playing the Madden NFL video game at high-level tournaments.

He was at one such tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., on Sunday when he was shot by David Katz, a fellow gamer who had been eliminated from the competition, authorities said.

In a video that was livestreamed by the network Twitch, Clayton can be seen playing

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