Glen Cove Woman Injured In Orlando Attack

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Officials say a former Glen Cove resident is among the dozens wounded in the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, FL, this past weekend.AttackGC_061516A

According to authorities, Marissa Delgado, who grew up in Glen Cove and currently lives in Orlando, was shot 12 times when a gunman opened fire in the packed nightclub. Published reports say 50 people, including the gunman, were killed in the shooting, while 53 others were injured. According to a Facebook post by Delgado’s mother, the critically injured Glen Cove native is alive and is recovering from surgery.

Reports state the gunman specifically targeted Pulse because it is a gay nightclub. Officials are calling the attack the worst in U.S. history since 9/11.

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