FBI Gives Its Version of How the Orlando Shooter Slipped Through

  • Agency twice looked into Omar Mateen, once for 10 months
  • FBI’s Comey says Mateen was put on a watch list for a time

FBI's Comey: Nothing Agents Could Do Differently

The FBI investigated Orlando shooter Omar Mateen on multiple fronts and even put him on a government watch list for a time but eventually closed the inquiries because there wasn’t enough evidence to connect him to terrorism, FBI Director James Comey said.

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