Radical muslim Omar Mateen killed at least 50 people and wounded 53 others at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando Florida after pledging allegiance to ISIS. He had been investigated twice by the FBI.
Omar Mateen, the lone gunman in the deadliest shooting in American history, was an abusive and homophobic menace who was investigated by the FBI and pledged allegiance to ISIS right before his massacre, authorities and relatives said.
Mateen, 29, declared his devotion to ISIS in a 911 call shortly before killing at least 50 people at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Sunday morning, authorities said. In his final call, he also mentioned the Tsarnaev brothers, who executed the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013.
Authorities deemed the attack an act of terrorism. ISIS, through its news agency Amaq, claimed responsibility for the carnage.
The FBI investigated Mateen twice in recent years, FBI Special Agent Ron Hopper said in a press conference.
It’s worth noting that an imam was caught on video at an Orlando area mosque saying that all gays deserve to die. Also worth noting, Mateen was a registered Democrat. Just saying.