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06/13/16: Orlando Mass Shooting; 'Coming Out Monologues'; Cole Pepper

Orlando Shooting

Investigators continue their efforts to piece together what led to a shooting rampage Sunday at an Orlando gay nightclub.

The mass shooting is the worst in modern American history, with at least 50 people killed and at least 53 injured.

Twenty-nine-year-old Omar Mateen was killed by police at the Pulse nightclub early Sunday morning after opening fire on clubgoers inside

WMFE reporter Brendan Byrne joins us with the latest from Orlando.

We then hear local reaction from Jimmy Midyette, attorney and member of the Jacksonville Coalition for Equality, Dr. Parvez Ahmed, UNF professor and member of the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission, and Eric Friday, attorney and 2nd Amendment advocate.

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'Coming Out Monologues'

Jacksonville's Coming Out Monologues celebrates its fifth season this year.

Cast members Kyle Seig and Brandi Williamson join us with a preview of the production.

Cole Pepper

WJCT News sports analyst Cole Pepper stops by with a look ahead to the Jacksonville Armada FC's match against Orlando City SC this week.

We also discuss the Jacksonville Jaguars' final off-season training camp this summer, and recap the Jacksonville Suns' and Sharks' recent games.

Sean Birch joined the WJCT team in late 2011 and was with the company until 2016.