Eddie Justice was out having fun at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Saturday night, June 11. He simply wanted to relax and dance with his friends. He could never have imagined as he got ready to go out that evening, like millions of young people all over America do every Saturday, that he would be slaughtered, hours later. And slaughtered simply because he was in a gay nightclub and his murderer hated gay people.
Omar Mateen, 29, the gunman who murdered 49 and injured 43 at Orlando gay nightclub Pulse on June 12, reportedly scouted Disney World as his initial target for a brutal attack, according to a law enforcement source who spoke to People magazine. The shooter responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in United States history reportedly considered carrying out his sinister plans at one of the happiest places on Earth.
Omar Mateen, 29, embarked on the deadliest killing spree in United States history on June 12, and the FBI, his ex-wife, and others connected to him have revealed disturbing details about his past. Here’s everything you need to know about the shooter.
As Omar Mateen, 29, went on a shooting rampage at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando on June 12, police had to quickly decide whether or not to blast an exterior wall of the venue with explosives so rescuing of those trapped inside to begin. Police Chief John Mina detailed his team’s decision to go ahead with the rescue mission, and revealed the vicious shoot-out between the shooter and cops that went down afterward.
Omar Mateen, 29, has been on the FBI’s radar since 2013, the agency revealed on June 12, in the hours following his horrific massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Omar, who fatally shot 50 individuals at the gay nightclub and injured 53 others, had been investigated on and off by the FBI for possible terrorist ties.
Omar Mateen, 29, reportedly became furious after he recently saw two men kissing, according to his father, Mir Seddique. Mir believes that the troubling incident is connected to Omar’s horrific act of murdering 50 people and injuring 53 more at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando on June 12. Click through for more of Mir’s thoughts.
Orlando police have identified the gunman who massacred 50 partygoers and injured 53 more at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12 as Omar Mateen, 29. The FBI suspects that Omar, of St. Lucie, Florida, may have committed the crime as an act of radical Islamic terrorism, and is responsibly for the worst mass shooting in US history. Read on for more details about Omar and the shooting.