Doctor’s bloodied shoes show the horrors of the Orlando nightclub shooting

Credit: ABC News

ORLANDO, Fla. (ABC NEWS) – An Orlando doctor posted an emotional post on Facebook following the massacre that killed 49 people at Pulse nightclub early Sunday morning.

Dr. Joshua Corsa, a Senior Resident in the Department of Surgery at the Orlando Regional Medical Center, wrote about seeing his shoes after treating more than 50 patients injured in the shooting.

“On these shoes, soaked between its fibers, is the blood of 54 innocent human beings,” Dr. Corsa said.

ABC News reports that Dr. Corsa plans on keeping these shoes in his office as a testament to the work of medical and hospital staff.

“I want to see them in front of me every time I go to work,” Dr. Corsa said. “For on June 12, after the worst of humanity reared its evil head, I saw the best of humanity come fighting right back. I never want to forget that night.”

Twenty-seven patients are still being treated at Orlando Regional Medical Center.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s