Timeline: The deadliest U.S. shootings in the last 20 years

At least 50 people are dead, and 53 were hospitalized

Law enforcement officials work at the scene of the Pulse Orlando nightclub following a fatal shooting Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

(AP) – A gunman opened fire at a gay night club in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, killing 50 people and wounding 53 more before he was killed in a shootout with SWAT team members. Authorities say he may have had a connection with radical Islamic terrorism, and his father said he became angry a couple of months ago when he saw two gay men kissing.

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