Cobb evacuation: Threat references Orlando shooting

A note referencing the deadly Orlando nightclub shooting prompted the evacuation of several office buildings at an office park near the Cobb Galleria.

According to Channel 2 Action News, the office buildings were under a “voluntary evacuation” Monday afternoon after the note referred to an explosive device and was found in one of the buildings. Though police have told businesses they are not required to leave, most appeared to have closed for the day, the television station reported.

The evacuation came one day after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Early Sunday, at least 50 people were killed and 53 others injured at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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