Orlando shooting

Orlando shooting: The deadly legacy of the AR-15 rifle

A look at the AR-15 rifle used in three recent mass shootings, including the Orlando massacre which killed 50.

Yarno Ritzen | | Orlando shooting, US & Canada

Correction 15 June: At time of writing authorities had identified the weapon used in the Orlando shooting as an "AR-15 type rifle". Later the weapon turned out to be a SIG Sauer MCX, a different type of semi-automatic rifle which bears some similarities to the AR-15, but is inherently different.

Source: Al Jazeera



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