Fifty people are now known to have died in a shooting in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the city's mayor Buddy Dyer has said. The gunman, named by officials as Omar Mateen, was killed after taking hostages at the Pulse club. President Barack Obama said Americans were united in grief, outrage and "resolve to defend our people" after "an act of terror and an act of hate". Officials said the killings were likely to be ideologically motivated, though there was no information that the gunman was associated with a particular group. Live updates.
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On June 12 , , Omar Mateen , a year-old, killed 49 people and wounded 53 more in a mass shooting inside Pulse , a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida , United States. Orlando Police officers shot and killed him after a three-hour standoff. In a call made shortly after the shooting began, Mateen swore allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant , Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi , and said the U. The incident was deemed a terrorist attack by FBI investigators. It is the deadliest incident in the history of violence against LGBT people in the United States and the deadliest terrorist attack in the U.
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A gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing at least 49 people and injuring dozens before being shot dead by police. What do we know about what happened? Pulse, which is one of the biggest nightclubs in Orlando, was holding a Latin-themed event that was nearing its end when a man opened fire. There were more than people inside at the time. At , the nightclub posted on its Facebook page : "Everyone get out of pulse and keep running.
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