: CNN: 50 killed in Florida nightclub terror attack

19:46 Jun. 12, 2016

CNN: 50 killed in Florida nightclub terror attack

Orlando Police officers direct family members away from a fatal shooting at Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016. (AP Photo)

Deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history

A gay nightclub here was the scene early Sunday of the worst terror attack in U.S. history since 9/11.

50 people were killed inside the Pulse club and at least 53 people were injured, police say.

The gunman was Omar Mateen of Ft. Pierce, Florida, a law enforcement source told CNN.

Orlando police shot and killed Mateen.

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