The 29 year old shooter, Omar Saddiqui Mateen, who killed over 50 people and injured another 53 at Pulse Club, Orlando, Florida, the United States of America, earlier today (Sunday, June 12), was a crazed homophobic once briefly married. What’s more, the Fort Pierce, Florida based killer born in New York, escaped the radar of the Federal Bureau of Investigations twice.
Information pieced together claimed that Mateen, 29, was upset when he saw two men kissing about a month ago. He became obsessed about doing something about it, his father, Seddique Mateen, originally from Afghanistan, said.
In another development, he was briefly married to Sitora Yusufiy, whom he met in 2009 online. Constant battery over domestic chores led to their separation. His former wife described him as quiet and not religious, normal and exercised a lot. But all that changed in weeks when he turned violent. She had to run when the battery became unbearable.
In 2013 and 2014, Omar Mateen was named as a person of interest by the FBI, and was interviewed twice after he made inflammatory statements supporting terror, but he was left off the hook.
The weapons used in the worst mass shooting in U S history was bought a week ago. And casualties are said to be expected to rise beyond the 50 already counted.