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At Least 50 Dead In Mass Shooting At Gay Nightclub In Orlando

Source: Gerardo Mora / Getty

As a gay nightclub known as the Pulse closed last night and people began to prepare to leave is when authorities say Omar Mateen, 29, of Fort Pierce, Florida, carried an assault rifle and a pistol into the packed club about 2 a.m. Sunday and started shooting more than 50 rounds of gun fire.

When the gunfire finally stopped, 50 people were dead and dozens more were critically wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

During the attack, Mateen called 911 to pledge allegiance to the ISIS terror group and mentioned the Boston Marathon bombers, according to a U.S. official.

According to a U.S. official the gunman made a 911 to pledge allegiance to the ISIS terror group and mentioned the Boston Marathon bombers, according to a U.S. official.

Read more at WRAL.com and CNN.com

 

 

 

 

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