Orlando shooting survivor recounts terrifying moments
Orlando, Fla. (WTXF) A night out with the girls turned into a bloody massacre. Tiara Parker, from Southwest Philadelphia, lived to tell about it after being shot in the stomach.
"We were all held hostage in the bathroom. For hours, I am laying in blood. I got people's body fragments on me. Somebody's face was blown off," said survivor Tiara Parker.
Chilling words from a woman who spent 3 hours as a hostage inside the Pulse nightclub during the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.
"I could hear him talking and He said. 'I don't have a problem with black people. It's nothing personal. I'm just tired of your people killing my in Iraq,'" Parker explained.
Parker was with her cousin 18-year-old Akyra Murray and FOX 29 intern Patience Carter. Murray was a stand out at West Catholic prep. She was begging gunman Omar Mateen to let her go.
"My cousin she got hit in the arm and she was begging him. Please stop. We got hit, please," said Parker.
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Police broke through a wall to rescue victims. But it was too late for Murray, the 18-year-old died at the hospital.
She says she'll forever be haunted by by the look in the killers eyes.
"I seen him peek under the stall and look me in my fae. From then on I thought my life was over because after that he said he had enough bombs to take out a city block,' said Parker.