Home » Posts tagged with » Florida (Page 2)

Perth candlelight vigil for Orlando on Wednesday

Perth candlelight vigil for Orlando on Wednesday

A vigil for people killed and injured in the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando Florida will be held in the Perth Cultural Centre on Wednesday evening. The vigil will give Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community an opportunity to show solidarity with people in Orlando and around the world. The vigil will be held from 6:30pm – […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More

Obama: Orlando shooting was an act of terror and hate

Obama: Orlando shooting was an act of terror and hate

President Obama has described the attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida as an act of terror and hate. The President gave a 5 minute address noting that not all the facts surrounding the event were known at this time. “Today as Americans we grieve the brutal murder and horrific massacre of dozens of […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More

Police identify US citizen Omar Mateen as shooter in Orlando tragedy

US Police have formally named 29 year old Florida man Omar Mateen as the shooter behind the massacre of 50 people in a US nightclub. 50 people were killed when Mateen attacked Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Mateen arrived at the club as it was closing just after 2am on Sunday morning. Orlando […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More

Gay nightclub massacre is the worst mass shooting in US history

Gay nightclub massacre is the worst mass shooting in US history

Officials have declared the mass shooting at the LGBTIQ nightclub Pulse in Orlando Florida is the worst mass shootings in US history as the death toll rises to 50 people killed. Police earlier suggested that there were around 20 casualties but that number rose dramatically once they gained access to the building. In addition to […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More

Up to 20 people killed, 42 injured at mass shooting at Pulse gay club in Florida

UPDATE: A later report has revealed that the death toll in this incident has risen to 50 people killed and 53 injured.  Up to 20 people have been killed, and 42 people have been injured by gun shots, after a gunman took hostages at a gay club in Orlando, Florida. Orlando Police have confirmed that […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More