FORT PIERCE, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — An Islamic group says a Muslim man was beaten outside the Fort Pierce Islamic Center that Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen had attended.

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations released a statement saying a truck stopped at the mosque early Saturday morning and that a man made racial slurs, saying “You Muslims need to get back to your country.” The statement said the man beat the victim, causing head trauma and knocking out a tooth. The victim wasn’t identified.

The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to calls Saturday seeking more details.

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The council said in the statement the sheriff has ignored requests for beefed up security. The group said threats have been made against Florida mosques since the attack.

A total of 49 people were killed, and 53 more were injured, when Mateen opened fire in a gay nightclub in the early morning hours on Sunday, June 12.

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