Orlando Shooting Attraction. Suburban Gun Shop Raffling AR-15 to Benefit Orlando Shooting Victims. A suburban Chicago gun shop is raffling off an AR-15 rifle to raise funds for victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre.
The weapon being offered by Second Amendment Sports in McHenry is similar to the gun used to kill 49 people and wound dozens more in a gay night club on June 12. Bert Irslinger Jr., who owns the shop with his father, said their intent is not to offend or make a political statement, but to help the Orlando victims. Kathleen Larimer said she considers the raffle inappropriate, The Chicago Tribune reports. Her son, John Larimer, a 27-year-old Navy sailor from Crystal Lake, was among the 12 people shot to death at an Aurora, Colorado theater. Second Amendment Sports plans to announce the raffle's winner on July 31. Published at 9:58 AM CDT on Jun 30, 2016 News breaks at inconvenient times. Download one of the NBCChicago mobile apps and have the news come to you. Copyright Associated Press. Orlando Shooting.
Orlando Releases Police Logs From Night of Pulse Shooting. The City of Orlando made police logs from the night of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub – including transcripts from hundreds of calls to 911 – available to the public on Tuesday, according to The New York Times.
The documents show that a 911 caller first reported the shooting around 2:03 a.m. Then the lines started to flood with a series of calls that hint at the extent of the carnage: "Someone is screaming 'I'm shot,'" one phone operator noted. Another wrote, "My caller is no longer responding, just an open line with moaning. " Dispatchers could hear gunfire over the phone, and reports from those at the club became increasingly serious: "Cadv [caller advises] vic[tim] is losing a lot of blood;" "Cadv vic is no longer responding to him.
" Around 2:19, the initial burst of shooting stopped, and the hostage siege began. Some victims told 911 that Mateen was in possession of a bomb, though that turned out false. News & Weather, TVNZ OnDemand & TV Guide. Orlando shooting: The latest developments. Facebook Safety Check. Orlando shooting victims revealed. Orlando mass shooting hero saves life of wounded Pulse bartender. ORLANDO, Fla. -- Joshua McGill is being hailed as a hero after he saved the life of a Pulse Nightclub bartender during the mass shooting.
He fled the bar and came across bartender Rodney Sumter, who'd been shot three times. "So that's when I noticed he had been shot once in each arm. The bartender had also been shot in the back. RELATED: These are the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in OrlandoCity of Orlando blog on victims McGill stayed with Sumter until they arrived at the hospital. He's been keeping in touch with Sumter's family and they say he is expected to survive.
PHOTOS: Mass casualties in Orlando nightclub shooting RELATED: Father of man named as Orlando shooter: 'We are in shock' A GoFundMe account has been set up for the victims and families of the mass shooting in Orlando, click here for more information. Orlando gay nightclub shooting: Gunman had pledged allegiance to Isis.
Video will play in Play now Don't auto play Never auto play • US citizen Omar Mateen opened fire inside gay nightclub• At least 50 people killed and 53 injured in the attack• Police used an explosive device to distract the gunman• Mateen shot dead three hours after massacre began• He pledged his allegiance to Isis before the massacre• Barack Obama calls for gun control action• READ MORE: Orlando nightclub shooting - what we know so far The gunman who opened fire inside a crowded nightclub here early Sunday morning, launching a rampage that killed 50 people and injured 53 others in the deadliest shooting spree in the country's history, had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State before the attack, according to US law enforcement officials.
President Barack Obama said the FBI was investigating the shooting as an act of terrorism, an announcement he made about 12 hours after the gunfire began at Pulse, a popular gay bar and dance club. Continued below. Video - The final death toll. Rep.