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Pulse Remembrance Day goes virtual

It's been four years since the deadliest act of violence against LGBTQ people.
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Posted at 8:03 AM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 08:25:48-04

ORLANDO, FL. — The nation is remembering one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history on Friday.

Four years ago, on June 12, a gunman opened fire inside of the Pulse Nightclub, an LGBTQ club in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people and injuring 50 others.

Police shot and killed the gunman. Omar Mateen, during the events of that night.

In honor of the shooting victims, all flags will fly at half staff in Florida Friday. The Orlando community also has planned a virtual tribute and a remembrance ceremony.

The deadly shooting against the LGBTQ community sparked national outrage and conversations about gun laws in not only Florida but the United States.