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Orlando Mass Murderer Killed Because of Self-hate Rather Than Jihadi

This is what I thought almost from the beginning.

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This video from the USA says about itself:

Orlando Shooter’s Lover Comes Forward

22 June 2016

Many like to point out that the Orlando shooter claimed allegiance to ISIS before he attacked the Pulse nightclub. However, his motivations may have had much more to do with his feeling shame in his sexuality rather than radical Islam. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down.

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50 Dead, 53 Wounded in Orlando

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Saturday night, about 320 people came to the Pulse for a “Latin flavor” event.  The Pulse is a gay nightclub in the heart of Orlando, Florida.

At about 2 a.m. this morning, shots ranged out.  An officer working extra duty in full uniform at the club responded.

CNN reports that the he and two other officers nearby opened fire on the shooter, and a gun battle ensues.  The shooter went inside the club, where a hostage situation developed.

Some 100 officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Orlando Police Department respond to the chaotic scene.  At about 2:22 a.m. the shooter called 911 to pledge allegiance to ISIS. He also mentioned the Boston Marathon bombers.

It was around 5 a.m. when heavily armed SWAT team members use an armored vehicle to smash down a door at the club, clearing the way for some 30 people inside to flee to safety.  SWAT officers confronted the suspect in the doorway, shoot and kill him.  One officer was injured.

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