Orlando news channel: Arrest of alleged accomplice in mass shooting expected

Orlando news channel: Arrest of alleged accomplice in mass shooting expected
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Channel 2’s sister station in Orlando, WFTV, is reporting that they expect an arrest in connection to the Orlando nightclub shooting that left 50 dead, including the shooter.

A top law enforcement source told WFTV an arrest, elsewhere in Florida, is expected of an alleged accomplice.

Sunday’s attack on the Pulse nightclub, in which 49 people were killed and gunman Omar Mateen died in a gun battle with police, prompted an outpouring of reminiscence and reflection on the vital roles that such clubs have played for many lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people across the U.S.

ABC News confirmed Monday night that President Barack Obama will fly to Orlando Thursday to pay ‘respects to victims’ families, and to stand in solidarity with the community.

Like many other young American men, Omar Mateen worked a series of unremarkable jobs during and after high school — a Publix grocery store, Circuit City, Chick-Fil-A and Walgreens.

He graduated in 2003 and jumped through a series of jobs related to nutrition and health, working at Nutrition World, Gold’s Gym and a GNC store.

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