A shocking new video shows scenes from the mass shooting outside gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida on June 12. In the clip, which is definitely hard to watch, you can hear multiple gunshots and people screaming, as people flee the scene. See it here.
Hundreds of people ran for the lives after multiple gunshots went off at gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida on June 12. In a video, which recently surfaced from the scene of the crime, gunfire and blood-curdling screams can be heard. It’s honestly reminiscent of a scene from a horror movie, and so heartbreaking.
At least 50 people were killed and 53 injured, when the gunman, identified as Omar Mateen, opened fire. He was eventually shot and killed by police, but the moments before were caught on video, and you can watch it above.
Following the terrible incident at Pulse nightclub, the White House released the following statement: “The President was briefed this morning by Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, on the tragic shooting in Orlando, Florida. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the victims. The President asked to receive regular updates as the FBI, and other federal officials, work with the Orlando Police to gather more information, and directed that the federal government provide any assistance necessary to pursue the investigation and support the community.”
Presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump also reacted to the news with statements of their own. Hillary tweeted, “Woke up to hear the devastating news from FL. As we wait for more information, my thoughts are with those affected by this horrific act, while Donald tweeted, “Horrific incident in FL. Praying for all the victims & their families. When will this stop? When will we get tough, smart & vigilant?”
Our thoughts continue to go out to those affected by this shooting. It’s so heartbreaking.