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Mother fears worst after texting with son in Orlando nightclub

Mina Justice shows a text she received from her son Eddie Justice at Pulse nightclub during a fatal shooting in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016. (Courtesy of Mina Justice via AP)

It has been hours since Mina Justice last heard from her 30-year-old son, Eddie, who was inside the Orlando nightclub when bullets rang out early Sunday morning. He texted her at 2:06 a.m., saying, "Mommy I love you."

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Eddie texted her again, saying there was a shooter at the club. He told her to call police and said he was hiding in a bathroom with other partygoers.

"He's coming," he wrote. "I'm gonna die."

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"The next text said: 'He has us, and he's in here with us,'" Justice said in an interview with The Associated Press. "That was the last conversation."

She hasn't heard from her son since.

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