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Orlando Shooting Massacre: Latino Groups Unite, Grieve for LGBTQ Latinos Killed at Pulse Nightclub

Maria Teresa Kumar
 

By Michael Oleaga (original source Latin Post)

“Following the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, Latino civic and politically-engaged groups have come out to grieve with victims of the LGBTQ community.

Latinos Unite for LGBTQ Latinos

On early Sunday morning, at approximately 2 a.m. local time in Orlando, a man later identified as U.S.-born Omar Mateen entered the Pulse nightclub and engaged in a hostage situation and police shootout that resulted in the deaths of 49 people and injured 53 people.

Pulse, a LGBTQ nightclub, was celebrating “Latin Night,” and many of the victims are Hispanic.”

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