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Orlando Gunman Admitted Shooting People in Nightclub: FBI

Omar Mateen opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, leaving 50 people dead and 53 wounded. (AFP)

Omar Mateen opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, leaving 50 people dead and 53 wounded. (AFP)

Newly released transcripts revealed Orlando gunman Omar Mateen spoke in Arabic to a 911 dispatcher and said that he did the shootings. He called 911 three times, hung up the first two times and the third time 911 centre called him and the call lasted for 50 seconds which has been described in FBI's transcript of the call. In the call, he simply described imself as an Islamic soldier and he said that he'd pledged allegiance to ISIS.

Newly released transcripts revealed Orlando gunman Omar Mateen spoke in Arabic to a 911 dispatcher and said that he did the shootings. He called 911 three times, hung up the first two times and the third time 911 centre called him and the call lasted for 50 seconds which has been described in FBI's transcript of the call. In the call, he simply described imself as an Islamic soldier and he said that he'd pledged allegiance to ISIS.
first published:June 21, 2016, 00:32 IST