A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. early Sunday morning, killing at least 50 people before dying in a gunfight with police. The incident is the deadliest mass shooting in American history.

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Source:: The Lowdown

MAP: Every Mass Shooting in America So Far This Year 8 March,2017Matthew Green

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Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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