Reports have emerged of a mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
The shooter, armed with a rifle, has apparently barricaded himself inside the premises with a group of hostages.
— James Feeney (@CoasterStorm) June 12, 2016
On the same page, patrons have described the ordeal.
Footage has also emerged of the scene outside the venue.
Orlando Police have confirmed they’re attending to the incident, with the next update scheduled for 4.30am local time.
Shooting at Pulse Nightclub on S Orange. Multiple injuries. Stay away from area. pic.twitter.com/5Di2mc6XUY
— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) June 12, 2016
The incident comes a day after the fatal shooting of singer Christina Grimmie in the same city.
We’ll update this story as it develops.