Blake Bortles Provides Meals to 1st Responders at Jacksonville Shooting

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistAugust 27, 2018

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles speaks to the media during a post-game press conference an NFL preseason football game against the New Orleans Saints, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. Final score 24-20. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
Stephen B. Morton/Associated Press

Blake Bortles did his part to assist the first responders from Sunday's shooting in Jacksonville.

The Jaguars quarterback and his foundation provided meals for everyone who was at Jacksonville Landing:

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Jaguars QB Blake Bortles and his foundation are providing meals for first responders working at Jacksonville Landing. Bortles wrote a note to first responders in JAX. He paid for meals for everyone on scene at Jacksonville Landing. https://t.co/qwIwfLj87d

Per CNN, a gunman opened fire at a Madden tournament and killed two people before taking his own life. Eleven other people were injured during the attack. 

Among the first responders were seven firefighters from the Jacksonville Fire Station 1 who were in the area for training purposes when they noticed a large crowd of people running out of the Landing.