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Police identify the shooter as Omar Mateen, 29, of Fort Pierce, Fla.

An injured person is escorted out of the Pulse nightclub after a shooting rampage.Steven Fernandez/The Associated Press

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An injured man is escorted out of the Pulse nightclub after a shooting rampage/Steven Fernandez/The Associated Press

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A view of the scene following a shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.Univision Florida Central/Han

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Medical personnel examine a body at the Orlando Medical Examiner's Office.Alan Diaz/The Associated Press

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Mina Justice shows a text message she received from her son Eddie Justice at Pulse nightclub during a fatal shooting.Mina Justice

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In hail of gunfire in which suspect was killed, an OPD officer was hit. Kevlar helmet saved his life.

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Friends and family members embrace outside Orlando Police headquarters after a fatal mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub.Steve Nesius/Reuters

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Friends and family members embrace outside the Orlando Police HeadquartersSteve Nesius/Reuters

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Ray Rivera, a DJ at Pulse Orlando nightclub, is consoled by a friend.Joe Burbank/The Associated Press

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Donors line up outside to sonate blood for the victims of the shooting at the gay nightclub, Pulse, in Orlando.Loren Elliott/The Associated Press

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Rev. Shirley Strader talks on the phone at the LGBT community center in Orlando, Fla.Sarah Beth Glickstein/The New York Times

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Omar Mateen, 29, a US citizen of Afghani descent from Port St. Lucie, Florida, has been named as the gunman in the mass shootings at the Pulse nightclub.Handout/AFP / Getty Images

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Annette Stubbs, a pastor at a local church, prays for victims a few blocks from a crime scene.Loren Elliott/The Associated Press

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