Deadliest Shooting in Recent History
On June 12th,49 people were killed and 53 were injured during a shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.. The shooter, Omar Mateen, was killed by police during the attack. Called a hate crime and a terrorist act, this shooting is the worst in history, and the deadliest terror attack since 9/11. During the shooting, Mateen called 911 and pledged allegiance to ISIS, though no formal connection has been made to the American. Mateen had been interviewed by the FBI in 2013 and 2014, but was not found as a threat. This shooting came just one day after singer Christina Grimmie, from The Voice, was shot and killed after a concert in Orlando.
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