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Muslim Democrat Kills 50 At Orlando LGBT Nightclub: Blame "Hate Crime" ?

OMAR MIR SEDDIQUE MATEEN was born 16 November 1986 and he lives (or lived) at 2513 S 17TH ST APT 107 in FORT PIERCE, St. Lucie County, Florida, U.S.A. His voter ID number is 114484524.

He registered to vote 19 July 2006 and he is registered in the Florida Democratic Party. He is listed as Other (race).
The nightclub where the mass murders occurred was off limits to concealed carry of firearms i.e. was a 'gun free zone', per state law :


Florida Statues
790.06 12(a) 12

Any portion of an establishment licensed to dispense alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, which portion of the establishment is primarily devoted to such purpose;

Orlando Mass Murderer had State of Florida Firearms/Security Officer License 12.Jun.2016 11:19

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Omar Mateen—Florida Firearms/Security Officer License

MATEEN, OMAR
D 2723758 ISSUED, EXPIRES 09/14/2017
G 2704169 ISSUED, EXPIRES 09/13/2017

Omar Mateen Had Concealed Carry License and Security License In Florida 12.Jun.2016 11:25

Jay Caruso

More details are emerging about Omar Mateen, the suspected shooter in The Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando.

It is now confirmed that 50 people were killed and 53 injured during Mateen's rampage and would be the single largest terror attack on US soil since 9/11.

Mateen, a resident of Port St. Lucie, Florida, according to Florida records has both a concealed carry license and a security officer license as well.

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Here is an image of the information regarding his security license:

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Please note that Florida does not require a license to own a firearm. People are referring to the license as a "firearms" license. It is actually a license for him to carry a concealed firearm.


Orlando Mass Shooting Suspect Omar Mateen Pledged Allegiance To ISIS 12.Jun.2016 11:40

ORLANDO, Fla. (WABC) --

Omar Mateen called 911 to pledge his allegiance to ISIS after the shooting at an Orlando nightclub began, two separate law enforcement officials confirm to ABC News.

Some law enforcement sources had previously characterized Mateen as having sympathy for, or ties to Islamic terrorism.

Multiple law enforcement sources tell ABC News, Mateen was a U.S. born citizen who lived in St Lucie County, Florida. Mateen's parents were born in Afghanistan, officials said. He was born in New York City, but officials said there is no evidence he has been here recently.

He was believed to be living with his sister and her husband in Florida.

Mateen had two firearms licenses, a security officer license and a statewide firearms license, all expiring in September 2017.

Mateen's ex-wife, originally from New Jersey, who now lives in Colorado. Sources said they met online eight years ago, got married in Florida, lived briefly in Fort Pierce, Florida and divorced in 2011. The marriage lasted only a few months before she left, sources said. She is now engaged to someone else in Colorado

His father said he is "in shock like the whole country." He says he wasn't aware of anything his son might have been planning. Mir Seddique told NBC News that his son got angry when he saw two men kissing in Miami a couple of months ago and thinks that may be related to the shooting. He says it has nothing to do with religion.

Mateen took hostages and opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning, killing 50 people and wounding 53 others before SWAT officers killed him, authorities said.

Police Chief John Mina said Mateenhad an assault-style rifle, a handgun and a "suspicious device" with him during the attack.

Earlier, FBI assistant agent in charge of the agency's Tampa division, Ron Hopper, said investigators are "looking at all angles right now" to find a motive.

"We do have suggestions that that individual may have leanings towards that, that particular ideology (Islamic extremism). But right now we can't say definitively, so we're still running everything around," he said.

Information from ABC News and the Associated Press


Orlando Murderer was State-Licensed Security Guard 12.Jun.2016 11:57

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Florida Class G (security officer) firearms license: definition, clarification 12.Jun.2016 12:22

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Class G licenses are not the same as Florida concealed carry weapon (CCW) permits.

A Class G license does not allow the holder to carry firearms in the same way a CCW does. It only covers a license holder while they're on duty and working a (security officer / security guard) contract that requires them to be armed. They are restricted to a .38 Special revolver or a 9×19mm pistol. They cannot be concealed and when off duty they cannot carry under the license.

Ex-Wife of Suspected Orlando Shooter: 'He Beat Me' 12.Jun.2016 13:07

By Adam Goldman and Julie Tate June 12 at 3:51 PM

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Law enforcement officials and relatives identified the gunman of the June 12, 2016 deadly shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub as Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old from Fort Pierce, Fla. (Myspace)
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The ex-wife of the 29-year-old man suspected of killing 50 people in a Orlando nightclub early Sunday said that he was violent and mentally unstable and beat her repeatedly while they were married.

The ex-wife said she met Omar Mateen online about eight years ago and decided to move to Florida and marry him.

At first, the marriage was normal, she said, but then he became abusive.

"He was not a stable person," said the ex-wife, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because she feared for her safety in the wake of the mass shooting. "He beat me. He would just come home and start beating me up because the laundry wasn't finished or something like that."

While the FBI has not identified Mateen publicly, U.S. law enforcement officials said his identification was found on the body of the killer, who was armed with a handgun and an assault rifle.

Authorities think he used those weapons to kill 50 people and injure dozens more in the attack on the gay nightclub that began just after 2 a.m. Sunday morning. Mateen was killed in a shootout with police three hours later after a SWAT team assaulted a section of the club where Mateen was holed up with hostages.

Mateen's ex-wife said his family was from Afghanistan, but her ex-husband was born in New York. His family later moved to Florida. In 2007, Mateen graduated with an associate degree of science from Indian River State College.

In a series of Myspace photos, Mateen is seen taking selfies and wearing New York Police Department shirts in a couple of the shots. His ex-wife identified him as the man in the Myspace photos.

Mateen's ex-wife said she was having a difficult time when she first met him and decided to move to Florida to be with him. The two married in March 2009 and moved into a two-bedroom condominium in Fort Pierce, Fla., that Mateen's family owned.

"He seemed like a normal human being," she said, adding that he wasn't very religious and often worked out at the gym. She said in the few months they were married he gave no signs of having fallen under the sway of radical Islam. She said he owned a small-caliber handgun.

"He was a very private person," she said.

According to public records, he had a permit to carry a concealed weapon and was a licensed security guard. He had worked for G4S, a security company. His ex-wife said that at one point Mateen worked as a guard at a nearby facility for juvenile delinquents.

The ex-wife said her parents intervened when they learned Mateen had assaulted her. Her father confirmed the account and said that the marriage lasted only a few months.

Her parents flew to Fort Pierce and pulled her out of the house, leaving all her belongings behind. The ex-wife she said never had contact with Mateen again despite attempts by him to reach her.

"They literally saved my life," she said of her parents.

According to Florida court records, the two formally divorced in 2011.

After learning about what happened in Orlando, she said: "I am still processing. I am definitely lucky."

After the couple split, a friend of Mateen's said the young man became steadily more religious. The friend, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Mateen several years ago went on the pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia known as the umrah.

"He was quite religious," the friend said.

He said Mateen had hoped to become a law enforcement officer but that plan never panned out.

The last time he spoke with Mateen was about three weeks ago. There was no indication when they talked that Mateen intended to carry out the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. The friend said that if Mateen had sympathies for the Islamic State or other terrorist groups, he kept that to himself.

"He never spoke about that stuff," the friend said.

Dartevious Parker, a neighbor who lived near Mateen, said Mateen had a 3-year-old son. The neighbor had also seen a woman living with Mateen and the boy. Parker said he never spoke to her, and she did not wear any religious garb.

"This is a shocker," he said. "I was surprised someone from here would do something like that."

Brian E. Crowley and Steve Friess contributed to this report from Fort Pierce, Fla.


911 Call: Murderer Referenced Boston Marathon Bombers During Orlando Attack 12.Jun.2016 13:38

by Crimesider Staff CBS/AP June 12, 2016, 12:01 PM

Sources have confirmed to CBS News that authorities are investigating suspected ties to Islamic terrorism. Sources tell CBS News correspondent Jeff Pegeus that Mateen called 911 and pledged allegiance to ISIS. During the 911 call, Mateen referenced Boston marathon bombers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Pegues reports.

Mateen gave his full name to 911 dispatchers, Pegues reports.

Police have said the attack appears to be an act of domestic terrorism, and officials are investigating whether the attack may have been inspired or directed by a terrorism group like ISIS or Al Qaeda, Pegues reports.

ISIS officially took credit for the attack on social media, but American investigators have yet to corroborate the claim. ISIS has in the past taken credit for attacks that were not planned by them.

A U.S. intelligence source told CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton that Islamic terrorism is being investigated as a possible motive in the shooting because of several indicators, including the style of the attack, which had similarities to the attacks in Paris in November 2015 and Brussels in March.

Sources tell Milton that authorities investigating the incident are still looking into whether the attack is a hate crime.

Mateen had been on federal law enforcement radar in recent years. According to FBI Agent Ron Hopper, Mateen first came to the FBI's attention in 2013 when he made inflammatory comments to co-workers alleging possible ties to terrorism. Hopper says the claims were "thoroughly investigated" and Mateen was interviewed twice. But officials couldn't verify the substance of the comments, and the investigation was closed.

Mateen again surfaced on federal radar in 2014, Hopper said, as someone who may have had ties to a suicide bomber. Mateen was again interviewed, but investigators determined the contact was minimal and didn't constitute a threat. That investigation was also closed out, Hopper said.

An ATF official said Mateen had legally purchased a handgun and a "long gun" within the past week. Mateen had a concealed carry permit from the state of Florida allowing him to legally purchase a firearm in the state, a law enforcement source told Milton.

CBS News has confirmed that Mateen, 29, was a U.S. citizen and has Afghan parents. He was born in New York, according to the FBI.

Mateen worked as a security guard, and was employed by G4S Security since Sept. 10, 2007. In a statement, G4S said they are "shocked and saddened by the tragic event" and are cooperating with law enforcement.

The suspect had been married to Sitora Yusufiy for several months before divorcing in 2011, Milton reports. A former father-in-law says Mateen was abusive towards a former wife, according to Pegues.

A New Jersey man who identified himself as Mateen's former father-in-law told CBS News his daughter was married to Mateen seven years ago. He said the two met online and had only known each other for a few months when she moved to Florida and married him.

"When we even heard that, we actually didn't like that," said the man, who didn't give his name. "Because we are people who believe in conservative traditions, and we said you know it's weird that you know this person for two to three months online."

The man said Mateen became abusive towards his daughter. The family went to Florida in September 2009 to pick up their daughter and called police to get her belongings, he said. She later filed for divorce.

Since then, the woman and her family have had no contact with Mateen, he said.

The family is from Uzbekistan and came to the U.S. in 1999, the man said. He said he was surprised to learn Mateen was the suspected gunman.

"I was really shocked, why would he do such a thing? So many people," the man said.

CBS News confirmed that Mateen worshiped at the Islamic Center in Fort Piece, about 15 miles north of Port St. Lucie and 120 miles south of Orlando. Men at the mosque who didn't want to be identified told CBS News they have known Mateen for about five years and that he would come to the center with his son, a 3-year-old, to pray. They described Mateen as a devoted father and family man and said there was no indication that he would do something like this.

The Islamic Center released a statement condemning the attack, calling it "monstrous."

"The Muslim community of Fort Pierce joins our fellow Americans in repudiating anyone or any group that would claim to justify or excuse such an appalling act of violence," the statement read.

A law enforcement official has confirmed to CBS news senior investigative producer Pat Milton that Mateen made the Hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia in March 2012.

Officials are trying to piece together a profile of who the suspect was and hone in on his online footprint. A law enforcement source tells Milton investigators are seeking court authorized search warrants for the suspect's home, car, and communication devices including his cell phone and computer. Police have said the suspect was driving a van that was found outside the nightclub.

They are also seeking Mateen's financial records and phone records to determine who he may have been in contact with, including anyone overseas.

Authorities are investigating whether Mateen was on a terrorism watchlist, which could shed light on a possible motive, Pegues reports. Mateen has no apparent criminal history, according to sources.


Killer's Former Wife, On Their Marriage: "He Was Not Very Religious" 12.Jun.2016 16:49

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Mateen's former wife is saying he beat her repeatedly during the 8 months they were married.

The woman told The Washington Post she met him online 8 years ago. She moved to Florida to marry him and then he became abusive. She says during the time they were married Mateen was not very religious and gave no signs of radical Islam.


(more info about) G4S Security — Mateen's employer 12.Jun.2016 21:56

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