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# Omar Mateen

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Father of Orlando nightclub shooter was FBI informant, court documents reveal
Omar Mateen, the attacker, died in the 12 June 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub.
Orlando shooter's widow arrested and charged with obstruction of justice
Noor Salman was taken into custody by the FBI earlier today and is due in court tomorrow.
Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay
Law enforcement officials have said they believe Mateen was radicalised at some point before the Pulse nightclub attack.
Orlando gunman's 'gay lover' claims massacre was revenge against HIV-positive partner
The man, known only as Miguel, claims Mateen said he was going to make the Puerto Rican gay community ‘pay’.
Orlando buries its dead in the wake of gay nightclub shooting
More funerals are expected to take place over the weekend as the city continues to mourn.
Orlando shooter's wife 'tried to talk him out of violence but did not call police' say reports
Omar Mateen also spoke of the “filthy ways of the west”.
FBI questioning Orlando shooter's wife over claims she knew his plan
He had also planned an attack at Walt Disney World.
‘I’m next, I’m dead’: Survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre speak out
50 people were killed in gun attack by Omar Mateen at Florida gay nightclub Pulse.
Orlando gunman 'was regular at Pulse' clubgoers say
Clubgoers told a local paper the 29-year-old would drink heavily and get “loud and belligerent” in the gay club.
Orlando shooter was investigated by the FBI twice - but still bought guns legally last week
The attack, the worst mass shooting in modern US history, was carried out at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, a well-known gay hangout.