"Fifty people were killed inside Pulse, a gay nightclub, Orlando Police Chief John Mina and other officials said Sunday morning, just hours after a shooter opened fire in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
At least 53 more people were injured, Mina said.Police have shot and killed the gunman, he told reporters.
"'It's appears he was organized and well-prepared," the chief said, adding that the shooter had an assault-type weapon, a handgun and "some type of (other) device on him.'"
"NBC's Pete Williams says investigators name Omar Mateen, 29, as the suspected shooter at an Orlando nightclub early Sunday morning. The shooter was shot and killed by police after opening fire in an Orlando night club that left around 20 people dead."