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Suspected Orlando shooter called 911, swore allegiance to Islamic State: NBC


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Omar S. Mateen, the Florida resident suspected of killing 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, called 911 before the shooting and swore allegiance to Islamic State, NBC News said on Twitter.

In a posting on its web site, MSNBC said Mateen swore allegiance to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

(Reporting by Timothy Ahmann; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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