Logs Show Pulse Victims Begged For Help as Bodies Went Numb

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Newly released emergency call logs show that victims of the Pulse shooting in Orlando pleaded with sheriff’s deputies and dispatchers to save them as they described losing their breath and feeling their bodies go numb from their wounds.

Gunman Omar Mateen’s rampage at the Pulse nightclub on June 12 left 49 people dead and 53 injured before police fatally shot him after a more than three-hour standoff. It was the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history.

The new 911 call logs for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department were released Thursday.

In them, dispatchers describe calls from multiple victims, including an 18-year-old woman who said “she is losing eyesight and feeling in her body.”

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