December 15, 2017

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Gay Community in Shock: Mass Shooting In Orlando Gay Club Worst In US History

Photo Credit To Steve Nesius/Reuters

Horror during Pride month has struck the LGBT community in Orlando, Florida. The World is stunned by the largest mass killing in US history.

The killer, Omar Mateen of Port St. Lucie, Florida has been identified as the shooter. The LGBT community World Wide mourns this senseless act. 50 Killed and more than 50 wounded as emergency response teams try to save lives.

The father of the shooter says his son was angry after seeing two men kissing last week.

Danny Banks, special agent says “we consider this an act of terrorism. State and Federal officials continue their investigations.

The World LGBT community mourns this senseless act. President Obama is scheduled to make an address at about 10:30 am PST.

Pulse Nightclub, posted on its own Facebook page around 2 a.m.: “Everyone get out of pulse and keep running.” Just before 6 a.m., the club posted an update: “As soon as we have any information, we will update everyone. Please keep everyone in your prayers as we work through this tragic event. Thank you for your thoughts and love.”

 

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