Faces of the 49: Parents, dancers, students and nurses among those shot dead by ISIS fanatic while partying in Florida gay club

These are the casualties of the most exceedingly awful mass shooting in American history.
Terrorist Omar Mateen shot dead 49 individuals what’s more, injured at minimum 53 more amid the slaughter at the Beat dance club in Orlando in the early hours of Sunday morning – what’s more, called 911 just some time recently the assault to promise fidelity to ISIS.
Mateen, of Port St. Lucie in Florida, supposedly giggled as he splashed shots into the swarmed club some time recently he was shot dead by a SWAT group a few hours after propelling his terrible slaughter with a lawfully purchased strike rifle what’s more, pistol.
He told the 911 dispatcher he was enlivened by ISIS. 
However, other parts of the telephone call recommend his thought processes were confused. The 29-year-old too swore fidelity to the Boston Marathon aircraft Dzhokhar what’s more, Tamerlan Tsarnaev – who were not enlivened by ISIS – what’s more, to the Florida-born suicide aircraft Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha who murdered himself for the Al-Nusra Front, a gathering in strife with ISIS.

As the FBI endeavors to make sense of the crushing attack, safeguard groups have been working to name the blameless individuals who lost their lives. 
All 49 casualties have presently been authoritatively recognized by the city of Orlando on its website. 

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Shortly after making the 911 call, Mateen entered the swarmed nightclub at around 2am conveying an AR-15 what’s more, begun showering the powerless swarm with bullets. 
Witnesses said he let go steadily – 20 rounds, 40, at that point 50 what’s more, more. In such tight quarters, the shots could scarcely miss. He shot at police. He took hostages. Around 5am, specialists sent in a SWAT group to safeguard them, Police Boss John Mina said. 
The shooter traded gunfire with 14 police officers at the club, which had more than 300 individuals inside. 
‘He had an programmed rifle, so no one stood a chance,’ said Jackie Smith, who had two companions next to her get shot. ‘I just attempted to get out of there.’
When the gunfire at long last stopped, 49 were dead what’s more, handfuls basically wounded. Thirty-nine of the dead were murdered at the club, what’s more, 11 individuals kicked the bucket at hospitals, the leader said.  
On Sunday, Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34; Stanley Almodovar III, 23; Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20; Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22; Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36; Dwindle O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22; Luis S. Vielma, 22 what’s more, Kimberly Morris, 37, were affirmed dead.
In the early hours of Monday morning, Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30; Darryl Roman Burt II, 29, Deonka Deidra Drayton, 32; Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21; Anthony Luis Laureanodisla, 25; Jean Carlos Mendez Perez, 35; what’s more, Franky Jimmy Dejesus Velazquez, 50, were included to the list.
Later on Monday morning the specialists declared more names: Amanda Alvear, 25; Martin Benitez Torres, 33; Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon, 37; Mercedez Marisol Flores, 26; Xavier Emmanuel Serrano Rosado, 35; Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez, 25; Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez, 31; Oscar Aracena-Montero, 26; Enrique L. Rios, Jr, 25; Miguel Heavenly attendant Honorato, 30; Javier Jorge-Reyes, 40; Joel Rayon Paniagua, 32; Jason Benjamin Josaphat, 19; Cory James Connell, 21; Juan P. Rivera Velazquez, 37; Luis Daniel Conde, 39; Shane Evan Tomlinson, 33; Juan Chevez-Martinez, 25; Jerald Arthur Wright, 31; Leroy Valentin Fernandez, 25; what’s more, Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25.
In the afternoon, specialists recognized another nine victims: Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega, 24; Jean C. Nives Rodriguez, 27; Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33; Brenda Lee Marquez McCool, 49; Yilmary Rodriguez Solivan, 24; Christopher Andrew Leinonen, 32; Heavenly attendant L. Candelario-Padro, 28; Plain Hernandez, 27; Paul Terrell Henry, 41; Antonio Davon Brown, 29; Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz, 24; what’s more, Akyra Monet Murray, 18.
On Monday evening, the last name was included to the list: Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez, 25.
EDWARD SOTOMAYOR JR, 34
On Sunday, the to begin with of the casualties named was Edward Sotomayor (pictured above), who worked as the national mark director for ALandChuck Travel, a organization that specific in excursions for the gay community. 
His boss, Al Ferguson, said Sotomayor’s accomplice was outside the dance club putting something in the auto at the point when the shots rang out.
He got a content from Sotomayor telling him he was safe in the washroom what’s more, not to come back into the club. Sotomayor texted once more 20 minutes afterward to say he was OK. That was the last his accomplice heard from him, Ferguson said.
Sotomayor was a legend in the industry, Ferguson added. He booked visits for performer what’s more, drag ruler RuPaul what’s more, put together the to start with gay voyage to Cuba last year. He was going to declare a second trip on Sunday, yet was killed.
‘Anyone who booked gay travels knew Sotomayor,’ Ferguson told Reuters. ‘He was a awesome man.’ 
In an Instagram post distributed on Sunday, RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Michelle Appearance called Sotomayor ‘a joy.’
‘I cherished you on so numerous levels. You were SO SO extraordinary what’s more, will never be forgotten,’ she wrote. ‘I guarantee you that.’ 
David Sotomayor, who lives in Chicago what’s more, recognized himself as the victim’s cousin, depicted him as a caring, vigorous man known for wearing a senseless top cap on cruises.
He told the AP that Edward worked for a organization that held gay travels what’s more, frequently voyage to advance the company’s events. ‘He was just continuously part of the fun,’ he said.
The combine found they were related after meeting at Orlando’s yearly Gay Days celebration around a decade ago. They texted consistently what’s more, kept in touch, last seeing each other prior this year at a recording of the TV reality appear ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ David said.
David Sotomayor is a drag ruler who showed up on a season of the appear utilizing the name ‘Jade.’ 
He said Edward Sotomayor upheld him what’s more, regularly sent him Facebook messages. They last traded messages last week.
‘You never think that’s going to be the last time you talk to him,’ David Sotomayor said. ‘It’s just unfortunate to know it just can happen anytime.’ 
STANLEY ALMODOVAR III, 23
Neighbors of Almodovar (pictured above), a 23-year-old drug store technician, said his guardians had as of late moved back to Puerto Rico after his mother moved toward becoming sick with cancer, Reuters reported. He was the most youthful in the family. 
But his mother Rosalie Ramos, 51, had been in Orlando at the time of the shooting what’s more, paid tribute to her son, calling him a ‘happy man with a enormous heart.’
She had arranged a tomato-and-cheese plunge for him to eat at the point when he came home from his night out what’s more, gone to bed.
She was stirred by a call at 2am telling her something had happened.
Ramos uncovered her freeze after getting a call that educated her that her child had been shot. ‘I was trusting possibly [he was shot in] the hand or, then again the leg,’ she told the Orlando Sentinel. ‘You can survive [a gunfire to] the leg.’
But Almodovar was shot three times, in the chest, stomach what’s more, side of his body. He died at Orlando Territorial Restorative Center.

She included that her child had posted a Snapchat video of himself singing what’s more, chuckling on his way to Beat nightclub.
‘I wish I had that (video) to keep in mind him forever,’ she told the newspaper.
A friend, Hazel Ramirez, told the Washington Post she too saw the video from Almodovar on Snapchat what’s more, learned on Sunday evening what had happened.
Ramirez portrayed Almodovar as ‘kind, yet sassy,’ what’s more, somebody who was agreeable with his possess sexual identity.
‘He was so glad of who he was,’ she told the Post. ‘He would do his cosmetics better than anybody else. It was so simple to be myself with him.

Sabiel Rivera, 30, who is a neighbor of Almodovar in Clermont, Florida, told Every day Mail On the web that he ‘was a cool guy, who was extremely humble what’s more, never got into any trouble.’
It is accepted he shared a top floor loft with his mother.
Originally from Springfield, Massachusetts, he was living in Clermont, concurring to his Facebook page, which has been overwhelmed by companions paying tribute in the consequence of the tragedy. 
‘Rest in peace my friend, composed Brian Garcia. ‘You were continuously so full of satisfaction Stanley, we will miss you buddy.’
Mark Nielson added: ‘We’ll miss you Stanley. You made an affect on everybody that you came around. A great individual what’s more, friend.’
He graduated from East Edge High School in Clermont in 2011 some time recently examining at Song of praise College, his family said.
JUAN RAMON GUERRERO, 22, and CHRISTOPHER LEINONEN, 32
Boyfriends Juan Ramon Guerrero what’s more, Christopher Leinonen passed on close by each other in the massacre.
Guerrero was depicted by companions as a ‘beautiful soul’. He worked as a telemarketer what’s more, was a understudy at the College of Focal Florida.
The 22-year-old came out to his family for the to begin with time this year at the point when he begun dating his sweetheart 32-year-old Christopher Leinonen, who was moreover slaughtered in the slaughter (see segment below).
According to his cousin Robert, Guerrero was so concerned about how his family would respond to his sexuality that he as it were came out to his guardians at the starting of this year.
When he did, they were ‘very accepting,’ the 19-year-old said.  ‘As long as he was happy, they were Alright with it.’ 
He was in a relationship with somebody that his relatives came to see as a part of the family, he said.
Robert said he started to stress about his cousin at the point when he heard about the shooting at a club he knew Guerrero in some cases visited. Afterward in the day, his most noticeably awful fears were realized.
‘He was continuously this stunning individual what’s more, he was like a enormous sibling to me,’ he said. ‘He was never the sort to go out to parties, would Or maybe remain home what’s more, mind for his niece what’s more, nephew.’ 
Friends what’s more, family have paid to Guerrero on his Instagram page, calling him a ‘beautiful soul.’
‘So uncalled for what happened to you. RIP. I trust the light will run the show out all darkness,’ said one comment.
Christopher Leinonen, 32, was recognized among the dead late on Monday afternoon, long after Juan. Some time recently his name showed up on the list, his mother Christine was one of the numerous relatives who was holding up frantically for news.
She drove to Orlando at 4am after learning of the shooting from a companion of her child who was at Beat what’s more, was missing.
She had not heard from her child what’s more, dreaded the worst. ‘These are outlandish killings of our children,’ she said, sobbing. ‘They’re murdering our babies!’
Speaking outside the focus on Sunday morning, Leinonen wailed as she told ABC News that she had been holding up hours for data on her son. 

‘I haven’t heard anything,’ she said. ‘I have been waiting. I have been holding up by the crisis room, see in the event that anyone gets called in.

‘They said there’s a part of dead bodies at the club what’s more, that’s a wrongdoing scene what’s more, they can’t recognize anyone so it could be hours what’s more, hours some time recently we find out.
‘The healing facility said there are a few bodies at the healing center that came in what’s more, they died. They are not identifiable however either. What’s more, that there a maybe a couple who are in a basic conditions who aren’t recognized yet.’

She said her son’s companion Brandon Wolf survived by stowing away in a lavatory what’s more, running out as the shots flew. 
LUIS OMAR OCASIO-CAPO, 20  
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