Shane Tomlinson

Shane Tomlinson was listed among those killed by deranged gunman Omar Mateen at Orlando gay bar Pulse nightclub early Sunday.

Tomlinson, 33, was the lead singer of The Frequency Band, which performed at private events and clubs across Central Florida, according to Fox News.

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Kimberly "KJ" Morris

Omar Mateen entered gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando at 2:02 a.m. Sunday. Armed with a .223 caliber AR type assault rifle, he fired randomly at anyone in his path.

Club bouncer Kimberly "KJ" Morris, 37, was among his first victims. She would have been an easy target positioned outside the front door, which also served as the only exit.

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Eddie Justice

Mina Justice was awakened out of a deep sleep by an incoming text message at 2 a.m. Sunday.

The caller ID showed the text was from her son Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, a 30-year-old accountant who lived in a luxury high rise in downtown Orlando.

“Mommy I love you,” read the first text at 2:06 a.m. "in club they shooting," came the second text.

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omar mateen

Omar Mateen, the gunman who killed 50 and wounded at least 53 inside an Orlando gay bar, posed for a final selfie after murdering victims in the women's restroom.

Officials say Mateen, 29, paused during his rampage inside Pulse nightclub to call 911 and declare his allegiance to the Islamic extremist group ISIS.

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MSNBC spoke with the father of the gunman who opened fire inside an Orlando gay nightclub, killing 50 and wounding at least 53 early Sunday.

Omar Mateen's father apologized for his son's actions. He said Mateen, 29, was "very angry" after seeing 2 men kissing in downtown Miami months ago.

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Wilkinsburg

An unborn baby boy became the 6th victim of the Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania mass shooting on Wednesday.

Police say two gunmen opened fire at a backyard cookout, killing 5 adults -- 4 women and one man -- at 1304 Franklin Avenue. 2 men remain in critical condition at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh. One woman was treated and released.

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James Holmes

More details have emerged about the attack on Aurora movie theater shooter James Holmes in a Colorado state penitentiary in October.

Holmes, 28, opened fire in a movie theater, killing 12 and injuring 70 in 2012. He was convicted and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in August.

Holmes was housed separately from the general population for his own safety. But prison officials said a guard left a security gate open just long enough for another inmate to slip through and attack Holmes.

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Renee Benjamin

A 30-year-old woman was among 3 victims gunned down by a mentally unstable employee at a Kansas lawn mower manufacturing plant on Thursday.

Renee Benjamin was the only woman killed by Cedric Ford, 38, a painter at Excel Industries in Hesston, Kansas.

A friend remembered Benjamin on Facebook.

"Rest in peace Renee Benjamin may the good die young! I will never forget this day u were so happy u were surrounded by 3 cute girls lol #HesstonShooting#Ur in heaven now boo!"

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Cedric Ford

A painter armed with a high-powered assault rifle opened fire at a lawn mower manufacturing plant in Kansas, killing 4 and wounding 14 on Thursday. Five of the victims are in critical condition at local hospitals.

Plant employee Cedric Ford, 38, clocked in to begin his shift in the paint room at Excel Industries in Hesston, Kansas on Thursday morning.

About 90 minutes before the murders, a sheriff's deputy arrived at the plant and served Ford with a restraining order filed by his girlfriend.

After co-workers "teased him a little bit," the father-of-2 left work and returned a short while later armed with a high powered rifle and a pistol.

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Marriott

On Sunday, Twitter user and video interviewer Quinton Washington visited the site in Charleston, S.C. where 9 members of Mother Emanuel AME Church were massacred in June.

Washington snapped a photo from a distance showing the 200-year-old church against a cloudy gray sky on a "warm, Sunday in December."

He uploaded the innocent-looking photo to his Twitter.com account, which was retweeted by 6 of his followers. But, apparently, 6 sets of eyes were too many for the staff at Marriott Courtyard Charleston Historic District hotel.

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President Obama

Embattled U.S. President Obama will speak to the nation from the Oval Office at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday.

According to multiple news outlets, Obama plans to discuss the fight against ISIS, and he will speak on the terrorist attacks in San Bernardino that killed 14 people and wounded 17.

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FBI press conference

President Obama is not going to like this.

The FBI has taken over the investigation into the mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA.

Moments ago, an FBI official said during a press conference, "We are now investigating these horrific acts as acts of terrorism."

Syed Farook, 28, and his wife Tashfeen Malik, 27, killed 14 people and wounded 21 at the Inland Regional Center on Wednesday. Hours later, they were killed during a wild rolling shootout with police.

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Barack Obama

Within hours after 2 jihadists shot up a San Bernardino facility killing 14 people and wounding 17, President Barack Obama was blaming America's gun violence.

“We have a pattern now of mass shootings in this country that has no parallel anywhere else in the world,” said Obama, who visited the site of a mass murder in Paris just this week.

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The FBI and ATF are on the scene of a shooting at a San Bernadino, California office park on Wednesday. The suspect apparently got away in a black Yukon.

12 people are reported dead and 20 are wounded following the shooting at a clinic that treats patients with developmental disabilities. A Christmas party was underway at the Inland Regional facility at the time of the shooting (see video below).

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The gunman who went on a shooting rampage at a west Oregon college targeted all females in a single classroom, according to police reports.

Chris Harper Mercer, 26, walked into a classroom at Umpqua Community College and forced his victims to line up before opening fire on them. There are 10 confirmed fatalities and 7 injured. All of the victims were females ranging in age from 18 to 34.

According to published reports, the mixed race gunman asked his victims to state their religion.

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church shooter

Update: The gunman who killed 9 members of a historic black church in Charleston, S.C. on Wednesday night has been identified as 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof of Columbia, S.C. He is still on the loose and police believe he may have fled the area.

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black church shooting

A massive manhunt is underway for a crazed gunman who shot and killed 9 people as they prayed inside a historic black Charleston, S.C. church. Six females and 3 males were killed in the massacre on Wednesday night. The gunman reportedly allowed survivors to leave the church so they could tell people what he had done.

The FBI and local authorities are calling the shooting a hate crime.

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