MESOP: OMER MATEEN AS AN ORIGIN OF THE LGBTI SOCIETY / The Story of the Orlando Shooter Just Took an Unexpected Turn
Omar Mateen, the man behind the mass shooting at the gay nightclub Pulse that left 49 other people dead and 53 injured early Sunday morning, was reportedly a frequent visitor of the club, according to a report from Montreal news talk radio station CJAD 800.
Speaking at the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida on Monday, Smith expressed surprise about Mateen’s father telling NBC News that Mateen had gotten angry several months ago at the sight of two men kissing. “That’s bullcrap, right there,” Smith said. “No offense. That’s straight up crap. He’s been around us.”
Mateen was also reportedly on a gay dating app. – Mateen reportedly had a Grindr, Jack’d and Adam4Adam account, according to MSNBC. ABC7 Eyewitness News interviewed a man named Kevin West who claimed that Mateen reached out to him several months ago on Jack’d:
“…he was saying things like, ‘What clubs are popping & things of that sort,what are good places to go?'”West said. http://abc7ny.com/news/man-orlando-gunman-used-dating-app-to-ask-about-gay-clubs/1383103/ …