“Officers are moving into to go looking the constructing and to get folks out,” the dispatcher stated.
The capturing occurred on the Pulse nightclub, which advertises itself on its web site as “Orlando’s hottest homosexual bar”.
“A number of accidents. Steer clear of the world,” the police division posted on their official Twitter account.
The capturing got here simply over a day after a gunman shot and killed singer Christina Grimmie following a live performance on the metropolis’s Plaza Reside Theater.
Grimmie’s killer, who took his personal life, was recognized Saturday as 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl, of St Petersburg, Florida.
Loibl was armed with two handguns, ammunition and a searching knife, police stated. His motive was unknown.