Orlando Florida Pulse Nightclub shooting killer Omar Mateen leaves 53 dead!

Orlando Florida Pulse Nightclub shooting killer Omar Mateen leaves 53 dead!

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Orlando Florida shooting news.The Orlando Gay club shooting which has so far seen 50 killed and 53 people injured has been dubbed the deadliest shooting spree in US history.Mayor Buddy Dyer said 53 people were wounded at Pulse Orlando, a gay club just south of downtown. Authorities said the massacre was being investigated as possible terrorism.A federal law enforcement official told USA TODAY the suspect has been identified as Omar Seddique Mateen of Port St. Lucie, Fla. 

Orlando Police Chief John Mina said: “At ... 0500 hours this morning, the decision was
made to rescue hostages that were in there.
“Our officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect. The suspect is dead.”
The suspect was carrying an assault-type rifle and a handgun as well as an unidentified “device” on him, Mina said.

The Orlando Florida killer's father, Mir Seddique, told NBC News on Sunday that he was "in shock," but that his son had recently expressed anti-gay sentiments. He said the attack "had nothing to do with religion.

NBC News spoke to the killer’s dad who said he believed he carried out the killings because he saw two gay men kissing in Miami two months ago.

His dad said: “We are saying we are apologising for the whole incident.
“We were not aware of the actions he was taking.
“We are in shock like the whole of the country.
“This had nothing to do with religion.”Omar Mateen was 29 and was a US citizen.
The BBC reports that he was not on a terrorism watchlist.
However, it is thought he was being investigated over an unrelated crime.
"Police Chief John Mina said the tragedy began at 2:02 a.m., when three police officers engaged the suspect in a gun battle outside the club. A hostage situation then took place inside, and a SWAT team was called in, Mina said.The FBI has said the gunman was “organised and well-prepared”.
Police say 320 people were inside the nightclub when the gunman entered and opened fire.

Pulse Nightclub Orlando.Police received updates from patrons trapped in the club, and decided to storm the club at about 5 a.m.June is Gay Pride month across the nation, and Orlando recently wrapped up its annual week-long Gay Days festival. Up to 150,000 in the LGBT community attended area theme parks, gay nightclubs and special events. It remains one of the largest gay pride events in the world.Saturday night into Sunday the club was celebrating Latin Night. Club patron Christopher Hansen told CNN he heard what could have been 20 or 30 shots, setting off a panic as people scrambled for cover or raced for the exits.

 He said he helped a couple people who were wounded."It's just shocking," said Hansen, who crawled to safety. "I just saw bodies going down."
The terrible Orlando Pulse shooting came  just one day after The Voice star Christina Grimmie was shot and killed after a concert Friday night at the Plaza Live Theater in Orlando. That gunman, identified as Kevin James Loibl, 27, of St. Petersburg, Fla., fatally shot himself after the attack.
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