Sunday, June 12, 2016 – 11:55 a.m.
An Islamic terrorist opened up with automatic weapon fire in an Orlando, Florida nightclub overnight killing at least 50 people.
The event is the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and marks an escalation of terrorism within U.S. borders.
Another 53 injured are reported to be in Orlando area hospitals.
President Obama, in a just held news conference, has declared the incident an act of terrorism.
Our condolences go out to the victims and their families.
Here are links to the latest news coverage on the tragic event:
Daily Mail UK: America’s most deadly mass shooter, 29, called 911 to pledge allegiance to ISIS before shooting dead 50 in Orlando gay nightclub as his father reveals ‘he got angry when he saw men kiss’
New York Post: Gunman pledged allegiance to ISIS before Florida massacre
Orlando Sentinel: Breaking: Orlando nightclub gunman called 911 before attack, pledged allegiance to Islamic State
Gateway Pundit: ISIS Announced Florida Threat THREE Days Ago: “We Will Attack Florida”
Associated Press: 50 slain in gay nightclub, worst mass shooting in US history
CBS New York: ISIS Claims Responsibility For Orlando Nightclub Attack That Left 50 Dead
TMZ: Terrorist was 29-Year-Old Islamic Radical (PHOTO)
The Daily Beast: Omar Mateen, Terrorist Who Attacked Orlando Gay Club, Had Been Investigated by FBI
Breitbart: Sessions: ‘More of These Attacks Are Coming’