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FBI, ATF continue Pulse nightclub investigation in Orlando

Posted at 4:16 PM, Jun 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-14 05:07:02-04

Orlando Regional Medical Center will hold a news conference Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. where eight surgeons and two patients are expected to speak to the media. 

The hospital has been the location several patients were taken too after Sunday morning's shooting at Pulse Nightclub. 

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The area surrounding the nightclub continues to be blocked off by police Monday night. 

Authorities say all the victims have been removed from the club and now investigators are processing the scene. 

As the search for answers continues, Orlando's mayor is working to keep his community focused on moving forward together.

"We will not be defined by the act of a cowardly hater, we will be defined by how we respond, how we treat each other and this community has already stepped up to do that," Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said.

The Orlando Police Department identified 11 officers who fired at the nightclub shooter. 

Police say had they not made the decision to move in on the shooter the worst mass shooting in U.S. history could have been deadlier. 

"Based on the information we received from the suspect and from the hostages and people inside we believe further loss of life was imminent," said Orlando Police Chief John Mina. 

The Orlando Police Department says all officer-involved shootings are investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.