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Update: 39-year-old Leonel Melendez was injured in the Orlando massacre, but he is alive according to FOX 8 WVUE in New Orleans.

He was shot in the head and is in a coma in an Orlando hospital.


The families of 49 people were left to mourn the loss of their loved one after an early morning shooting Sunday at an Orlando nightclub. 53 more people were injured.

The question for one Metairie family is "Was Leonel one of the victims?"

39-year-old Leonel Melendez is a New Orleans-native who, according to the fox8live report, was at Pulse nightclub at the time of the shooting. He's still missing.

In the news report above, Leonel's brother David discusses how they found out Leonel was at the nightclub that night and how so many questions are still unanswered.