UPDATE: Terror In Orlando – 50 Dead, 53 Wounded In Mass Shooting At Orlando Nightclub

By  //  June 12, 2016

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Largest Mass Shooting IN U.S. HISTORY

ABOVE VIDEO: Footage from the scene as shots can be heard in the distance. (Mitchell Wiggs Video)

LARGEST MASS SHOOTING ON AMERICAN SOIL IN HISTORY

Mateen Called 911 and Pledged His Allegiance to the ISIS Leader

The Daily Beast, citing a senior law enforcement source, said Mateen was a person of interest in law enforcement investigations in 2013 and 2014.

The news website reports the FBI opened an investigation into Mateen at some point, but closed it “when it produced nothing that appeared to warrant further investigation.”

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Omar Mir Seddique Mateen has been named as the gunman who killed 50 people and wounded 53 others at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. (MySpace image)

ABOVE VIDEO: President Barack Obama addresses the nation on the Orlando shooting massacre: “Today marks the most deadly shooting in U.S. history.”

ABOVE VIDEO: U.S. Senator Bill Nelson answers questions, including one from Space Coast Daily. We are located just a few blocks north of the Pulse Club, site of the largest mass shooting on American soil in history.

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Congressman Alan Grayson, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, as well as the Orlando Police Department addressed the media related to the mass shooting at an Orlando Nightclub Sunday morning and confirmed ‘approximately 50 people dead and 53 injured.’ 

The shooting occurred at Pulse Orlando shortly after 2 a.m. and nine police officers were involed in the shootout with the suspect.

One officer was injured.

Police and the FBI have identified Omar Mir-Seddique Mateen, 29, a Muslim American citizen from Port St. Lucie, Florida, whose parents are from Afghanistan. Mateen was killed inside the nightclub.

Congressman Grayson called the shooting an “idealogically motivted attack” and an “act of terrorism.”

This is the largest mass shooting on American soil in history.

Another press conference is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. and Space Coast Daily will be on the scene.

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