NPR News Updates On Mass Shooting At Orlando Gay Nightclub

 
Orlando police officers direct family members away from a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday.

Orlando police officers direct family members away from a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday.

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The shooting started shortly after 2 a.m, ET, and the situation ended three hours later when police rescued approximately 30 hostages inside the nightclub. This is the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

NPR News continues to follow this story with reporters in Orlando, Washington DC and around the country.

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