Orlando shoot, that left 50 people dead and another 53 wounded, is now the deadliest mass shooting incident in the US history. The gunman, whom police have identified as Omar Mateen, 29, a New York-born Florida resident and U.S. citizen who was the son of Afghan immigrants and was twice questioned by FBI agents in recent years, authorities said.
"We know enough to say this was an act of terror, an act of hate," Obama said in a speech from the White House. "As Americans, we are united in grief, in outrage and in resolve to defend our people."
Here's a glimpse of the grim incident. Moreover, we also have screenshot and footage of terrifying text message received by a mother from her son in Orlando Gay Bar.
"Pulse shooting: In hail of gunfire in which suspect was killed, OPD officer was hit. Kevlar helmet saved his life", said one of the officers in charge.
A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday, killing at least 50 people before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers, police said. It was the deadliest mass shooting in American history.
Eddie Justice was confirmed killed early Monday morning.
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