America’s worst mass shooting in over 30 years: Death toll updated to 50 by Orlando police as Omar Mateen named as gunman

Orlando police officers comfort some of the locals

Orlando police officers comfort some of the locals

12 June 2016 • 4:05pm

• Omar Mateen, from Port St Lucie, Florida, named in media as gunman
• 50 killed and 53 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting
• Police use armoured vehicle to storm Pulse nightclub and release 30 hostages
• FBI believe shooting was terrorism
• Customers on Facebook told to “get out of Pulse and keep running”
• Gunman confirmed dead

Florida nightclub shooting: injuries reported at Pulse, Orlando
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