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Gov. Rick Scott pledges 'every available resource' in aftermath of Orlando shooting

Gov. Rick Scott, center, addresses reporters during a news conference after a shooting involving multiple fatalities at a nightclub in Orlando early Sunday.

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Gov. Rick Scott, center, addresses reporters during a news conference after a shooting involving multiple fatalities at a nightclub in Orlando early Sunday.

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Gov. Rick Scott said this morning he is traveling to Orlando now to meet with law enforcement and local officials in the wake of the mass shooting earlier.

Here's his full statement:

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families and all those affected by this horrific tragedy. We are a strong and resilient state and we will devote every resource available to assist with the shooting in Orlando. Our state emergency operations center is also monitoring this tragic incident. I have been in constant communication with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and state and local law enforcement this morning. I would like to also thank all the first responders who quickly came to assist and help those in need."

 

 

[Last modified: Monday, June 13, 2016 8:00am]

    

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