Soon after the Orlando nightclub gunman opened fire early Sunday, Hippodrome Theatre President Ron Legler began receiving text messages from friends and former employees trapped inside the club.
Legler co-founded Pulse in Orlando in 2004. Now the gay club is the site of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
Police said a 29-year-old gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded 53 others before he was killed in a shootout with officers.
"There are employees of the club we have not been able to reach," said Legler, who gave up...