Fifty people are dead after a terrorist attack at Pulse, a gay nightclub near downtown Orlando early Sunday morning.
A lone gunman began shooting at the nightclub on Orange Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. and held hostages inside until about 5 a.m., when Orlando Police and other agencies entered into the building. The shooter, later identified as Omar Mateen, of Port St. Lucie, was killed in a shootout with authorities.
A state of emergency has been declared in Orange County after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.In addition to the 50 killed, another 53 were transported to area hospitals for treatment.
Below is a minute-by-minute update of events from the June 12 attack. It will be continuously updated as information is verified.Copyright © 2018, Los Angeles Times