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News ID: 10224
Publish Date: 19:12 - 05 June 2017
TEHRAN, June 6, YJC - Multiple people have been killed in a workplace shooting in Orlando, Florida, law enforcement authorities said.
'Multiple fatalities' in Florida mass shooting: Sheriff
TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -The Orange County Sheriff's Office said that the "situation" has been contained, indicating that there was no active shooter on the scene.
 
"OCSO working shooting scene that has stabilized. Multiple fatalities," the sheriff's office posted on Twitter.
 
The shooting was reported about 8 a.m. Monday in an industrial district of suburban Orlando.
 
Police said there was no connection to terrorism and that the shooting appeared to be a work-related incident,
 
No further details were immediately available.
 
The mass shooting came a week before the first anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando - the deadliest mass shooting in US history, Presstv reported.
 
Gunman Omar Mateen killed 49 people and injured dozens more at a nightclub in Orlando before being shot dead by police last June.
 
Statistics by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that firearms kill more than 33,000 people in the US every year, a number that includes accidental discharges, murders and suicides.
 


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