Via the Blake Bortles Foundation, Blake set up free meals at a local restaurant on Monday afternoon, the day after the shooting during the Madden video game tournament at The Landing. The Blake Bortles Foundation twitter page said "It’s the bravery and courage that’s unanimously displayed for our community that we value the most! Thank you again to everyone who’s done and continuous to do their part for #Jacksonville! #JaxStrong"
Shad Kahn released a statement on the event, "It's impossible to comprehend today's news. I'm heartbroken for the families and friends of the victims and can only express my deepest condolences as we try to understand why and how this can happen, not only here, but anywhere."
Via NBCSports.com Rookie Wide Reciever DJ Chark said, “He was sad for the city and that’s the same thing for everyone in the locker room. We all checked on each other to make sure everyone was OK and then we turned to the community.”