Hero cop of Pulse shooting is being terminated from force

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Omar Delgado hero cop terminated for PSTD

An officer hailed as a hero for his actions during the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla., is being let go just six months before he would have become vested in his pension.

Omar Delgado, 45, a corporal at the Eatonville Police Department, was one of the first officers at the club in the early hours of June 12, 2016, after a gunman killed 49 people and injured dozens in what is now the second-deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

Delgado, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of witnessing the carnage, scoured through bodies that littered the ground and helped survivors get to safety. One of the clubgoers he helped was Angel Colon, who was shot six times. The pair’s story of survival and their growing friendship grabbed headlines around the world.

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