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Terror In Orlando — 7 Latest Developments On Deadly Shooting

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Jun. 13 2016, Published 11:23 a.m. ET

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Friends and families of the victims inside Orlando, Fl. nightclub, Pulse, continue to mourn as more information regarding 29-year-old shooter, Omar Mateen, is released.

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According to a U.S. official, Mateen called 911 during the brutal attack to pledge allegiance to ISIS and even made mention of the Boston Marathon bombing, CNN reports.

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Mateen's ex-wife, Sitora Yusufiy, came forward, sharing that she believes her former spouse was bi-polar and insisted that the shooting "had nothing to do" with religion. Meanwhile, Mateen's co-workers have also called him "racist, toxic and easily excitable" by nature.

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"He was mentally unstable and mentally ill and he was obviously disturbed, deeply," Yusufiy said during a conference on Sunday. "That's when I started worrying about my safety and he was abusing me physically very often and not allowing me to speak to my family and he kept me hostage from them. And I tried to see good in him even then but my family was very tuned into it I was going through and decided to visit me in rescue me out of that situation."

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So far, 21 victims' names have been shared on a city of Orlando website. Of those identified, the ages range from 22 to 50.

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As Radar previously reported, Mateen opened fire at Pulse nightclub about 2 a.m. Sunday, killing at least 50 people, and injuring 53, all using an assault rifle.

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Police were able to shoot and kill Mateen after a three-hour standoff, during which time he kept people trapped inside the club.

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"It appears he was organized and well prepared," Orlando Police Chief John Mina said on Sunday.

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