WARNING: The following video contains scenes some viewers may find upsetting
One of the Orlando massacre victims filmed the moment gunshots rang out as terrorist Omar Mateen carried out his mass shooting in Pulse nightclub on Sunday.
Amanda Alvear, 25, shared the footage with friends on Snapchat. The clip was posted online by a man who claimed it was recorded by Alvear. During the night, she had posted a series of upbeat videos that showed her friends dancing to Latin music. But in the final clip on her profile, the night took a horrific turn. Amanda tries to explain to the camera what is happening as quickfire gunshots blast in the background.
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Clutching her face and looking fearful, she whispers ‘shooting‘ then turns and the video cuts.
On Monday, Amanda was confirmed as one of the 49 people killed in the worst mass shooting in US history.
Watch the video below to see how the Orlando shooting unfolded as seen through social media.
To watch the victim’s Snapchat video Skip to 1:49.
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