Gov. Scott: 'We Will Devote Every Resource Available to Assist With the Shooting in Orlando'
Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued a statement on the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left at least 50 dead and dozens wounded.
Scott said that Florida is a "strong and resilient state," promising that every available resource will be put to use.
Scott's full statement:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families and all those affected by this horrific tragedy. We are a strong and resilient state and we will devote every resource available to assist with the shooting in Orlando. Our state emergency operations center is also monitoring this tragic incident. I have been in constant communication with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and state and local law enforcement this morning. I would like to also thank all the first responders who quickly came to assist and help those in need.
Governor Scott is traveling to Orlando now to meet with law enforcement and local officials.
Watch Scott speak to Bret Baier about the shooting below.