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Orlando Shooter's Mom: 'I Am So Sorry'

Suspect's lawyer calls him 'very, very mentally ill'

(Newser) - The lawyer of the man accused of killing one and wounding five during yesterday's shooting spree in Orlando says his client is "very, very mentally ill." He offered few details but said Jason Rodriguez's alleged shooting spree "looks like a classic stress overload" set off by a... More »

Fla. Shooter Was Broke, Angry at Company

Engineer, now working at Subway, says firm 'left me to rot'

(Newser) - Jason Rodriguez, the Orlando engineer taken into custody after a shooting spree that left one former coworker dead and five wounded, told detectives he blamed the firm that fired him for recent trouble he had receiving unemployment benefits. As officers led him handcuffed into a police station, a reporter asked... More »

Fla. Shooting Spree Suspect Arrested

'Lone gunman' Jason Rodriguez found at his mother's Orlando home

(Newser) - Jason Rodriguez, the suspect in today's shooting spree at an office complex in downtown Orlando, Fla., is in police custody. During a manhunt in the area surrounded area following the shooting, which left one dead and five injured, a SWAT team located the suspect at his mother’s house. Rodriguez,... More »

1 Dead, 5 Injured in Orlando Shooting Spree

Police still hunting for the gunman

(Newser) - One person is dead and another five people have been shot after a gunman opened fire in an office complex in downtown Orlando, Fla., reports the Sentinel . Police, who initially reported more victims, are still looking for the suspect, identified as 40-year-old Jason Rodriguez. He is a former employee of... More »

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