Pulse shooting: Remembering the victims one year later

WTLV Breaking News

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Monday marks one year since the deadly shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. 

Forty-nine people died and dozens more were injured as a result of the Pulse nightclub massacre, the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history.

Omar Mateen, the gunman who opened fire on a gay nightclub in Orlando and took hostages in a June attack that killed 49 people, was shot eight times by police and was not drunk at the time of the rampage, according to an autopsy report. 

Mateen opened fire at the club at around 2 a.m. Police ultimately killed Mateen during a shootout after police stormed the building at around 5 a.m. 

Here's a timeline of events for today's ceremony: 

June 12, 2017 – Victims & Family Event

1:00 AM Gates Open to Invited Guests
2:35 AM Guests Depart – Gates Closed

“Orlando Love — Remembering Our Angels”

7:00 PM – Program Begins 

Ceremony of Remembrance

10:00 PM Program Start

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