Wife Tried to Talk Orlando, Fla., Shooter Out of Attack, May Face Charges: Report

Noor Salman with her husband, Omar Mateen, Orlando, Fla., nightclub shooter
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The woman who was married to the Orlando, Fla., shooter has revealed to federal investigators that she tried to talk her husband out of the attack, NBC News reports.

Noor Mateen, the wife of Omar Mateen, who ultimately died in the shooting, told FBI agents that she was with her husband when he bought ammunition and a holster, and was even with him once when he drove to Pulse because he wanted to scope it out.


According to NBC News, authorities are considering filing charges against Noor Mateen for not revealing what she knew before the horrific attack that left 49 dead and 53 injured. Noor Mateen is currently cooperating with the investigation.

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