Fire inspectors shut down bar where fatal shooting occurred

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Fire inspectors have shut down the restaurant and bar that was the scene of a fatal shooting during a video gaming tournament.

A bright orange "cease and desist" notice was posted on the door of Chicago Pizza in Jacksonville on Wednesday.

A city code violation report says the restaurant didn't have a permit to hold the Madden NFL 19 tournament last weekend. On Sunday afternoon 24-year-old former champion gamer David Katz of Baltimore opened fire inside Chicago Pizza, killing two people and injuring nearly a dozen others before killing himself.

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JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 26: Jacksonville Sheriff's boats secure the docks in front of Jacksonville Landing on August 26, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. A shooting rampage during a Madden 19 video game tournament at the site claimed four lives, with several others wounded, according to published reports. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 26: Jacksonville Sheriff's officers patrol around the ships at Jacksonville Landing on August 26, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. A shooting rampage during a Madden 19 video game tournament at the site claimed four lives, with several others wounded, according to published reports. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 26: Jacksonville Sheriff's officers patrol the St. Johns River in front of Jacksonville landing after a shooting on August 26, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. A shooting rampage during a Madden 19 video game tournament at the site claimed four lives, with several others wounded, according to published reports. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 26: Foot and car traffic is forbidden near Jacksonville Landing after a shooting on August 26, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. A shooting rampage during a Madden 19 video game tournament at the site claimed four lives, with several others wounded, according to published reports. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
Police officers cordon off a street outside The Jacksonville Landing after a shooting during a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida August 26, 2018. REUTERS/Joey Roulette
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 26: Jacksonville Sheriff's officers investigate the shooting at Jacksonville Landing on August 26, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. A shooting rampage during a Madden 19 video game tournament at the site claimed four lives, with several others wounded, according to published reports. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
Taylor Poindexter speaks to reporters after witnessing a gunman open fire on gamers participating in a video game tournament outside The Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Florida August 26, 2018. REUTERS/Joey Roulette
A man holds a sign in support of gun control outside of The Jacksonville Landing after a shooting in Jacksonville, Florida August 26, 2018. REUTERS/Joey Roulette
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 27: Jacksonville Sheriff officers helps keep the perimeter secure as law enforcement investigates a shooting at the GLHF Game Bar which uses the same entrance as the Chicago Pizza place (seen in the center to the rear) at the Jacksonville Landing on August 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. The shooting occurred at the GLHF Game Bar during a Madden 19 video game tournament and initial reports indicate 3 people were killed including the gunman and several others were wounded. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 27: Toshiba Sheron talks across the street from Jacksonville Landing on August 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. Sheron was inside the GLHF Game Bar during a Madden 19 video game tournament when the shooting occurred. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 27: A Jacksonville Sheriff crime scene unit's van is seen as law enforcement investigates a shooting at the GLHF Game Bar which uses the same entrance as the Chicago Pizza place (seen behind the van) at the Jacksonville Landing on August 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. The shooting occurred at the GLHF Game Bar during a Madden 19 video game tournament, with initial reports indicating three people dead, including the gunman, and several others wounded. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 27: Police tape is seen as law enforcement officials investigate a shooting at the GLHF Game Bar located in the Jacksonville Landing on August 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. The shooting occurred at the GLHF Game Bar during a Madden 19 video game tournament and initial reports indicate 3 people were killed including the gunman and several others were wounded. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 27: The Jacksonville Landing, along the St Johns river, is seen as law enforcement investigates a shooting at the GLHF Game Bar on August 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. The shooting occurred at the GLHF Game Bar during a Madden 19 video game tournament and initial reports indicate 3 people were killed including the gunman and several others were wounded. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 27: A Jacksonville Sheriff officer walks past the GLHF Game Bar where 3 people including the gunman were killed at the Jacksonville Landing on August 27, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. The shooting occurred at the GLHF Game Bar during a Madden 19 video game tournament and initial reports indicate 3 people were killed including the gunman and several others were wounded. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 26: A heavy police presence remains into the night at the shooting outside Jacksonville Landing on August 26, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. A shooting rampage during a Madden 19 video game tournament at the site claimed four lives, with several others wounded, according to published reports. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
This photo shows a police car behind police tape blocking a street leading to the Jacksonville Landing area in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, August 26, 2018, where two people were killed and 11 others wounded. - Two people were killed and 11 others wounded on August 26 when a video game tournament competitor went on a shooting rampage before turning the gun on himself in the northern Florida city of Jacksonville, local police said. Sheriff Mike Williams named the suspect of the shooting at a Madden 19 American football eSports tournament as 24-year-old David Katz from Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Gianrigo MARLETTA / AFP) (Photo credit should read GIANRIGO MARLETTA/AFP/Getty Images)
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The Florida Times-Union reports the restaurant's last approved building layout was submitted in 2009. Fire inspectors say the layout was altered without approval to create the GLHF Game Bar, where the tournament took place.

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