Jacksonville woman left Pulse before shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla – A Jacksonville woman said she left Pulse Orlando moments before a gunman opened fire, killing 49 people, including one of her friends.

Robyn O'Pry and another friend decided to leave Pulse at 2 a.m.

They left the nightclub and got in their car that was parked about ten to fifteen feet from the club entrance. 

O'Pry said shots started before they shut their doors.

"It was probably like eight or nine shots in a row, like boom, boom, boom , boom. Like very close to each other. Then maybe two or three seconds in between then another round of shots. And then the last time was maybe about five seconds and then another set of shots."

O'Pry says once the shots were fired, people started barreling out the door and a policeman who was already stationed there for the night pulled his gun and yelled at everyone to get out of there.

She said cop cars and an ambulance arrived soon after.

Before they left, they said goodbye to a friend they had met earlier in the night.

O'Pry said she has learned that he didn't make it and is one of the deceased.