Man Who Worshiped At Same Mosque As Orlando Gunman Reported Him To FBI
A man who worshiped at the same mosque as the Orlando gunman says he never heard him say anything particularly hateful or homophobic, but he still reported him to the FBI.
“The fact that this person was a Muslin I knew… very disturbing,” Mohammad Malik said.
Malik attends the same mosque in Fort Pierce that Omar Mateen frequented.
He says they met 10 years ago. However, over time, some of Mateen’s comments struck him as concerning – specifically references to videos of Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical Yemeni imam.
“He told me they were very powerful,” Malik said, “that raised the red flag even higher for me.”
Malik said he contacted the FBI, which investigated Mateen twice in two years, but eventually cleared him. – READ MORE