ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A city that’s supposed to be a tourist paradise is enduring somber days after tragedies that include the gay nightclub massacre.
Friends and relatives gathered for the funeral of club bouncer Kimberly “KJ” Morris in a suburb as President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden laid flowers at a memorial of the 49 victims.
Obama and Biden also met privately with survivors and victims’ families, the club owner and staff, with Obama telling them he was inspired by their courage and felt their pain.
A deadly alligator attack on a 2-year-old boy and the shooting of former “Voice” singer Christina Grimmie have added to Orlando’s woes in recent days.
The FBI said it’s still gathering evidence and analyzing cellphone location data to piece together gunman Omar Mateen’s activities leading up to the shooting.