Omar Mateen has been identified as the shooter in the Pulse Orlando Shooting early this morning. Accoriding to suthorities, they suspect that he was associated with ISIS. Mateen was originally from Port St. Lucie, Florida and was born to Afghan parents. In case it matters, Mateen was a registered Democrat according to state voter records.
On the morning of June 12, 2016 Mateen went into the Pulse Orlando (gay nightclub) and opened fire with an assault rifle and pistols. He then held himself and hostages in the bathroom for two hours. Police then raided the bathroom and shot him. He died at the scene.Following the incident Twitter accounts associated with ISIS tweets "#OrlandoIsBurning" the trademark phrase for ISIS claiming responsibility for attacks.
Here are some photos, which are purported to be Omar Mateen