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Decatur man was witness to Orlando shooting

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Decatur man was witness to Orlando shooting

Mourners held a vigil at 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue in Midtown to honor the victims of the June 12 massacre in Orlando. Photo by Lisa Nanette Allender, provided courtesy of Atlanta INtown.
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Mourners held a vigil at 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue in Midtown to honor the victims of the June 12 massacre in Orlando. Photo by Lisa Nanette Allender, provided courtesy of Atlanta INtown.

Mourners held a vigil at 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue in Midtown to honor the victims of the June 12 massacre in Orlando. Photo by Lisa Nanette Allender, provided courtesy of Atlanta INtown.

A Decatur resident witnessed the aftermath of a massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., that claimed the lives of over 50 people and wounded many more.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that witness Nic Hornstein is a Decatur resident. According to his Twitter account, he was on the roof of a tattoo shop near the Pulse nightclub. He posted video and pictures throughout the June 12 incident.

Atlanta INtown reports that mourners held a vigil at 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue in Midtown Atlanta on the evening of June 12, writing that Midtown is “considered the heart of Intown’s LGBT community.” 

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