Five people, including the shooter, were killed at a business establishment in Florida’s Orlando on Monday, CNN affiliate WFTV reported.
The Orange County Sheriff will issue a statement on the incident soon, but the channel has quoted unidentified officials who ruled out a terror angle. “It appears to be a work-related incident,” the official was quoted as saying.
The Orange County Sheriff had said the shooting incident had been stabilised and an investigation was underway. “Orange Country Sheriff’s Office on shooting scene with multiple fatalities. Situation contained, now investigating tragic incident and will soon have accurate information,” the official posted on Twitter. “The scene has stabilized.”
The incident occurred in an industrial area on Forsyth Road.
On June 12, Florida resident Omar Mateen had opened fire at the LGBTQ nightclub, killing 49 people and injuring 53 others. The Islamic State group had later taken responsibility for the shooting in its news agency, Amaq. Mateen was killed by police inside the club. The incident was the deadliest mass shooting in United States history.