This was an ISIS hit inside the USA. A gay club, and I always ask American “Why name and tag people”? I can’t and won’t blame Donald Trump for this but I can blame other people in the American Culture for allowing these things to happen over and over and STILL think guns are a good idea. WE warned America of the possibility of this happening inside the USA. 1 American friend I know is so scared they kept telling of the ‘ISIS threat in Germany” And that is like me telling an American there is an ISIS presence in Argentina, seriously it is THAT MUCH FEAR. Orlando’s mayor confirms that 50 people were killed and 53 others were wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in US history. Like 9/11 when Osama Bin Laden was blamed within minutes, ISIS and Muslims have been blamed for killing Gay people. This will anger the Gay community; this will further scare American’s into the ISIS lie. I say always if 1% of ALL 1.7 Billion Muslims were ISIS Murderers, then that would give the World 1.7 Million ISIS Murderers, and we don’t have 1.7 Million ISIS as we would see these TRAGIC stories happen all over our World every day, but in truth we are seeing killings from many terror groups all over the World every day, some are reported, some are now, why is this? Why do we only get the news when it’s relevant? This is VERY SAD and I will pray for those taken from us and for the thousands of people left to life a live of pain because of the loss. This was and is preventable, yet American’s are being scared into having Guns. Is the penny dropping yet America? Please try, don’t fall for the fear, stand up against the fear, but you MUST know where to stand. CNN is saying that the gunman called 911 and claimed allegiance to ISIS. Also mentioned Boston bombers as ISIS also. There was also another Orlando shooting the day before, but for now we are sorrow for this. ISIS is in the USA, I warned, with others many times now. The fear of ISIS will work against the American people; this I know is the story. Many have told me, asked me “Is this a black op’s” and I really don’t know nor care in this moment. But America, we tried and tried to warn you!!
Orlando gay nightclub shooting – Live coverage [LIVE COVERAGE]
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Mateen was a U.S. citizen with no apparent criminal history, was born to Afghan parents in New York in 1986 and was living in Port St. Lucie, Fla., according to multiple media reports. Omar Saddiqui Mateen had committed himself to ISIS before carrying out the bloodiest mass murder in US history at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday, federal officials said. Mateen “made a pledge of allegiance to ISIS,” California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, told CNN. Modal TriggerSuspected gay nightclub mass shooter Omar Mateen.Photo:
Meanwhile, US Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) cited intelligence sources to say that there “appears to be a link to Islamic radicalism .. some kind of connection to ISIS,” ABC News reported. Via: NY Post
Orlando Nightclub Shooting | At Least 50 Dead, Omar Mateen identified as shooter
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Via: Sky News
Fifty people have been confirmed dead and another 53 are injured after a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The death toll makes the attack the deadliest mass shooting in US history, eclipsing the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre which left 32 people dead. Authorities have described the attack as an “act of terrorism”, but have cautioned that a suspected Islamist motive requires further investigation.
— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) June 12, 2016
The gunman, who is among the dead, has been named as 29-year-old Omar Mateen of Port St. Lucie Florida.
Confirming that the death toll had soared from 20 to 50, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer told a press briefing: “Today we’re dealing with something that we never imagined and is unimaginable. “There’s blood everywhere”. He said a state of emergency has been declared in the city of Orlando and that he has asked Florida’s governor to issue a state-wide state of emergency due to the “scale of the crime”.
Armed with a device thought to be a bomb, an assault rifle and a handgun, Mateen opened fire in the busy club Pulse in the early hours of Sunday morning before taking hostages. He was involved in a three-hour stand-off with officers before SWAT teams stormed the building and shot him dead.
US Congressman Alan Grayson told Sky News authorities are investigating whether the attack was a “hate crime perpetrated against gays.” He said the theory that this was an act of international terrorism is “much more speculative at this point”. He earlier told reporters there is currently no “direct information” to suggest the gunman was associated with any particular group.
— Morgan Hightower (@mchightower) June 12, 2016
The gunman’s father, meanwhile, has suggested it was a homophobic attack and had “nothing to do with religion”. “He saw two men kissing each other in front of his wife and kid and he got very angry,” Mir Seddique told NBC News.
However, one senior FBI official has said Mateen may have had leanings towards Islamic extremism. An Islamic State-affiliated Twitter account has posted an image of a man it claims to have been the shooter, although there has been no official IS statement. In a statement, House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul said: “This appears to be the worst terrorist attack on American soil since 9/11, and it is a sobering reminder that radical Islamists are targeting our country and our way of life.”
Barack Obama was briefed on the shooting by his counterterrorism aide this morning and a White House statement said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the victims.”
He is due to give a statement later today. The attack unfolded just after 2am when an officer working as a security guard at the club raised the alarm and engaged in a gunbattle with Mateen. The gunman then took a number of hostages inside the popular gay club.