The Orlando massacre at a popular gay nightclub shows no one yet has “found the magic bullet” to prevent Americans from being inspired to violence by jihadist propaganda on the internet, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday as she visited a city still shaken by the shootings.
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The gunman who carried out a shooting rampage in Orlando, Florida, Sunday exchanged text messages with his wife on the day of the attack, according to a U.S. law enforcement official.
Authorities continued Wednesday to seek answers about the gunman who carried out a shooting rampage in Orland, Fla., expanding the investigation to include interviews with his relatives, friends and anyone else who may have had contact with him in the months before the attack.
The 30-year-old wife of the gunman who opened fire inside a nightclub is facing intense scrutiny as the FBI tries to determine whether she had advance knowledge of the massacre, according to federal authorities.
Oman Mateen’s apparent presence on gay dating apps and his previous visits to the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, according to witness, added another dimension to the portrait emerging Monday of the man behind the violent rampage.
The gunman whose attack on a gay nightclub left 49 victims dead appears to have been a “homegrown extremist” who espoused support for a jumble of often-conflicting Islamic radical groups, the White House and the FBI said Monday.