Hero cop of Pulse shooting is being terminated from force

Omar Delgado, one of the first police officers on the scene of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub, has been fired from his job with the Eatonville Police Department. Delgado, 45, would have been vested in his pension in six months. His last day will be December 31, 2017.

The shooting at the Pulse nightclub killed 49 people and injured many more. It was the deadliest shooting in the country’s history until the recent Las Vegas shooting, reports Christal Hayes for USA Today.

Delgado has post-traumatic stress disorder from the horrors he coped with at the shooting. He was told that the PTSD was the

Had he been able to work for six more months, Delgado would have received 64% of his salary and benefits for life. As it is, he will receive only 49% of his salary as pension.

Delgado told the press, “This is the thing I’ve been working toward for 10 years and to be six months shy then be fired, it’s like ‘wow!’ ”

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