City of Orlando Honors Victims and Survivors of Pulse Nightclub Shooting On Third Anniversary
By Fox 35 // June 12, 2019
49 people killed, 53 wounded
ABOVE VIDEO: Survivors and victims’ relatives are marking the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (FOX 35) – Survivors and victims’ relatives are marking the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
In the early morning hours of June 12, 2016, the Orlando community suffered a horrible tragedy, as gunman Omar Mateen opened fire inside the gay nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding another 53.
While devastated and mourning, Orlando pulled together and stood united in the face of adversity. Citizens joined first responders and officials in aiding the surviving victims. Dozens were saved thanks to the quick actions of those first responders and medical professionals.
Just hours after the shooting, vigils and memorials arose in every corner of the city, as people paid their respects.
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