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Suspected Orlando shooter called 911, swore allegiance to Islamic State -NBC

June 12, 2016 | 09:34 am PT
Suspected Orlando shooter called 911, swore allegiance to Islamic State -NBC
Orlando Police Chief John Mina talks about an officer's injury at a news conference after a shooting attack at a Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, U.S. June 12, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Kolczynski
Omar S. Mateen, the Florida resident suspected of killing 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, called 911 before the shooting and swore allegiance to Islamic State, NBC News said on Twitter.

In a posting on its web site, MSNBC said Mateen swore allegiance to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

 
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