Not to be outdone by the nut who took an innocent girl’s life in Orlando just one day ago, Saturday night, after merely finishing her labor of love and dreams for a crowd of fans, less than 24 hours later, another nut created a nightmare for a crowd of party-goers in an Orlando gay club killing 50 people early this uneasy-like Sunday morning.
Described as a “domestic terror incident” after having killed 50 and possibly 53 injured, officials are calling this “incident” the worst mass shooting in U.S history and the deadliest attack on U.S soil since 9/11.
— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) June 12, 2016
Congratulations Omar Mateen-you took the title. Hope it was everything you fantasized about but like the other guy Saturday night, you won’t get the see the remnants and results of your reign of terror on innocent persons minding their business.
Divorced in 2011 from his wife he met online around 2008, the woman (who moved to Florida to marry him), said Mateen was mentally unstable and beat her repeatedly for the smallest things like unfinished laundry and whatnot.
Born to Afghan parents, reportedly, 29 year-old Omar Mateen was an American born citizen and resident of St. Lucie County, Florida which is approximately 100 miles from Orlando.
He allegedly called 911 to pledge his allegiance to ISIS just before the rampage. Based in Syria, ISIS in on record for having targeted gay men in the Middle East and has filmed its members throwing men from roof tops, beating and murdering men suspected of being gay.
Tampa’s FBI assistant agent Rob Hopper said in a news conference held at 7 a.m. this morning [that the] shooter, shot and killed by the police, had ties to Jihadist terror groups.
“Organized and well-prepared” were the choice of words used to describe the shooter’s by his intention, adding that he was not “from this area” (of Florida where the shooting took place at Pulse Nightclub on S. Orange Street at shortly after 2 a.m. this morning).
Although not the target of any specific investigation, officials tell ABC News that Mateen was “on the radar” of U.S official’s list.
Reportedly, an officer working at the club exchanged fire with the suspect at 2:02 a.m. before Mateen entered the club. What started off as a hostage situation turned deadly.
Mateen was armed with an assault rifle, handgun, and a (then) [quote] “unidentified device” [end quote].
Into the morning hours, at approximately 5 a.m. SWAT decided to take action to try and rescue the 320 night club hostages whereby, gun fire was exchanged.
At the news conference, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Deming deemed this “incident” be classified as