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Attorney general visiting Orlando in wake of deadly attack

Posted at 7:38 AM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-21 07:38:47-04
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting Orlando to meet with prosecutors, first responders and victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
 
Lynch's trip comes as the Justice Department investigates the June 12 massacre at the Pulse nightclub, in which 49 people died and dozens were wounded. Federal investigators who have conducted hundreds of interviews say they haven't ruled out charges against others in connection with the shooting and say they're still working to determine why Omar Mateen, who died in a gun battle with police, picked a popular gay nightclub as his target.
 
More clues emerged Monday when the FBI released a partial transcript of phone calls Mateen had with a 911 operator and crisis negotiators once the shooting got underway.