Local leaders react to Orange County mass shooting

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Just one week before the community recognizes the one year mark since the mass shooting at Pulse night club, six people, including the gunman, were killed during a mass shooting at an Orange County business Monday morning.

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings described the incident at Fiamma as an example of workplace violence, saying that the shooter is a former employee who was fired in April. There is no indication that the assailant had ties to any terrorist organizations.

As details of the mass shooting were released, leaders both locally and statewide offered the community their support and condolences. Below is a list of statements they released.

Gov. Rick Scott
“Over the past year, the Orlando community has been challenged like never before. I have been briefed by our law enforcement officials on this tragic incident and Ann and I are praying for the families who lost

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