'Bullet Hit My Thumb': Teenage Jacksonville Survivor Live-Tweeted His Escape from Mass Shooting Scene
Drini Gjoka, a 19-year-old gamer, was excited to participate in the Jacksonville, Florida tournament scheduled for Sunday.
“Ready for Jacksonville. Put so much time in. Time to execute. Good luck to everyone competing," he tweeted in advance of the event.
Gjoka then offered a sobering account of the shooting as he escaped with his life after shots rang out.
“The tourney just got shot up. Im leavinng and never coming back,” he tweeted. “I am literally so lucky. The bullet hit my thumb.”
Read the full thread below.
The tourney just got shot up. Im leavinng and never coming back— Drini (@Drini)1535305026.0
I am literally so lucky. The bullet hit my thumb— Drini (@Drini)1535305270.0
Worst day of my life— Drini (@Drini)1535306510.0
I will never take anything for granted ever again. Life can be cut short in a second— Drini (@Drini)1535306859.0
If I havent said it before, I'll say it now. I LOVE ALL YOU GUYS— Drini (@Drini)1535311667.0