This is the heartbreaking final conversation Mina had with her son over text message.
The dispatcher wanted her to stay gext the line. When he didn't text back, she sent several more messages. Coronavirus Politics U. Eddie, 30, took refuge in a bathroom as Mateen embarked on his shooting spree.
Mina Justice was sound asleep when she received the first text from her son, Eddie Justice, who was inside Orlando's Pulse Nightclub when gunman Omar Mateen opened fire. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.
Justice asked what club, and he responded: "Pulse. Last Name. Address.
Was he with police? IE 11 is not supported. AGSW First Name. At a. Orlando massacre survivor shares harrowing tale of shooting, escape June 13, The Associated Press.
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We can't wait to see you. He worked as an ant and lived in a condo in downtown Orlando.
He has us. Officials confirmed late Sunday that he was among the dead.
Call police. She wondered what kind of danger her son was in. He liked to make everyone laugh. Message and data rates may apply.
They need to come get us. Fear surged through her as she waited for his next message.
Get the latest information from AGSW instantly. He was normally a homebody who liked to eat and work out. Follow NBC News.
She knew he was gay and at a club — and all the complications that might entail. You did it! Up.