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originally posted by: BatheInTheFountain
They're investigating it.
A lot of people have said this happened. The Orlando Police said they are following leads.
originally posted by: MotherMayEye
originally posted by: Sillyolme
FBI and local leo have said these rumors are false and that the killer acted alone.
Of course they did.
I don't how eyewitness reports can be considered "rumors," btw.
originally posted by: ipsedixit
The door blocker's (Luis Burbano) story in this case is hard to believe but it is believable, when one considers the fear that he must have felt.
Mateen carried two guns with him Sunday: a 9mm handgun and a .223 caliber AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle. Both guns were purchased legally within the last week in Florida, authorities confirmed Sunday.
Mateen, a security guard, was licensed to carry a concealed weapon. In Florida, though, you don't need a license to buy or carry a rifle like the AR-15. There is a three-day waiting period to purchase a handgun like the Glock Mateen also had on him, but no waiting period at all to buy an AR-15.
According to Mother Jones, the a model known as the "Black Mamba," and it "has a military-spec trigger and a magazine capacity of 30 rounds."
originally posted by: HoldMyBeer
I thought it was established that other patrons were holding the doors closed to let people on the patio escape, not realizing or thinking other patrons were still trying to get out? This may be a fog of confusion kind of thing, right?
originally posted by: svetlana84
a reply to: StookieWilliams
About the entry: i also could not wrap my head around how he would manage to sneak in an assault weapon.
But then i found this video:
For the conspiracy theorist who says it can't be done
About the second point: footage from Columbine: these have been all over the news.
Problem was other kids got inspired and started copycat actions.
That s why everybody came to the conclusion that these cctv footages should not be broadcasted.
Another point would be that the investigation is still ongoing.