Cleveland's University Circle glowing in rainbow colors for Orlando

Cleveland's University Circle glowing in rainbow colors for Orlando

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - As a sign of solidarity and as a way of sending condolences to Orlando, a strip of the Uptown neighborhood of Cleveland is glowing in every color of the rainbow tonight.

Early Sunday morning, Omar Mateen shot and killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando. At least two regular patrons of the Pulse say Mateen was a frequent visitor there.

Mateen had been spotted dozens of times in the past three years and exchanged messages with at least one gay man on a gay dating app, where he had a profile, using an alias. MSNBC host Chris Hayes says he spoke to a man who claims both he and a friend received messages from Mateen via a gay dating app. Read more here.

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