ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — A memorial is being planned at the gay Florida nightclub that was the site of the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history.READ MORE: Gov. Ron DeSantis Speaks Regarding Monoclonal Antibody Treatments In Miami
The owner of Pulse Orlando nightclub wants to build a memorial on the club’s property.
Barbara Poma owns the Orlando-based Pulse club. She said Tuesday in a statement that she will announce details for a memorial next week.READ MORE: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Who Grew Up In Miami, Could Be Next US Supreme Court Justice
In the months after the massacre, the city of Orlando proposed buying the club for $2.25 million so it could be turned into a memorial, but Poma ultimately turned down that offer.
Forty-nine people were killed, and dozens more injured, during the massacre at the gay nightclub last June.
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