— A gunman has killed at least 20 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida

— At least 42 others have been taken to nearby hospitals

— Club posted on its Facebook page, “Everyone get out and keep running”

A gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in the early hours of Sunday morning, killing approximately 20 people and wounding at least 42 others.

Police chief John Mina said at a press conference Sunday that there was a hostage situation inside the club, which followed a gun battle between the gunman and a police officer. At 5 a.m. local time, police decided to attempt to rescue the hostages. Police confirmed at 6 a.m. local time the gunman had been killed inside the club. It followed a controlled explosion by authorities. Read more…

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Facebook message warns of Orlando club shooting: ‘Everyone get out and keep running’