In the early hours of Sunday morning, Omar Mateen walked into Pulse—a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL—and opened fire, killing 50 people and injuring 53 in the worst mass shooting in American history.
WATCH: "Please come get us out because he's about to kill us." Witnesses describe mass shooting in Orlando. https://t.co/yjCXgRt999— Good Morning America (@GMA) June 12, 2016
This is, first and foremost, an tragedy of heartbreaking proportions, and the primary reaction of citizens was to come together and help.
At least 1,500 in the blood center line on Michigan. Other locations are opening up. pic.twitter.com/6AepWzsMDF— Scott Randolph (@RepRandolph) June 12, 2016
This is the blood donation line in Waterford, great to see Orlando come together pic.twitter.com/nLijlnFS0O— Pav (@DJ_PAV) June 12, 2016