“Sources have confirmed to CBS News that authorities are investigating whether the suspect, Omar Mateen, had ties to Islamic terrorism. Mateen is a U.S. citizen with no apparent criminal history, according to sources.” That’s just the kind of person ISIS is trying to recruit, so they won’t attract law enforcement attention, even while gathering materials for a mass murder attack like this one.
When asked if the FBI suspected the gunman might have had inclinations toward militant Islam, Assistant FBI Agent Ronald Hopper said: “We do have suggestions that the individual may have leanings toward that particular ideology. But right now we can’t say definitively.”
The Latest: President Obama is briefed on Florida shooting
Well hallelujah. It’s only been 8 hours since a major terrorist attack on American soil.
BREAKING: At least 50 dead in Orlando nightclub shooting, officials say http://nbcnews.to/1XgYUiv
Mir Seddique, Mateen’s father told NBC News, “this has nothing to do with religion.” Seddique said his son got angry when he saw two men kissing in Miami a couple of months ago and thinks that may be related to the shooting.
Poor Omar was the victim – the gays made him kill. Same old song and dance. 300 million people in the U.S. tolerate men kissing, yet our rights will be trampled because of Islamic terrorism. $5 says what Omar saw gave him ‘impure thoughts’.