Orlando Shooter Wasn’t on U.S. No-Fly List, Despite FBI Probes

  • Two U.S. investigations before attack didn’t turn up evidence
  • FBI compiles suspected domestic terrorists in U.S. watch lists

Undated photo or selfie of Omar Mateen, identified as the gunman in mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando

Source: Sipa via AP Photo

Once the FBI concluded there wasn’t enough evidence to link Omar Mateen to terrorism, that meant the man who later swore allegiance to the Islamic State during a murder spree on Sunday wouldn’t be prohibited from airline flights.

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