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'The Last Ship' Season Three Premiere Postponed In Wake Of Orlando Mass Shooting

The season three premiere of The Last Ship was to air tonight, but due to the horrific mass shooting in Orlando, TNT has decided to postpone the premiere.

In the first half of the two-hour premiere, the episode titled The Scott Effect. features a scene where gunmen enter a Vietnamese nightclub and open fire, killing several people.

TNT released an official statment:

"As a result of the shootings this weekend in Orlando, tonight's originally scheduled season premiere of The Last Ship has been postponed. Our hearts are with the victims and their families."

The Orlando attack claimed 50 lives and another 53 injured. The attack took place at a gay nightclub called Pulse and is now the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

The suspected gunman was identified as Omar Saddiqui Mateen, 29, of Fort Pierce, Fla.

This attacked happened just one day later and just miles away from the shooting death of The Voice contestant Christina Grimmie.

*Photo credit TNT\Doug Hyun**

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