ATF Agent: Orlando Shooter Purchased His Guns Legally in ‘Last Few Days’

This afternoon’s latest press conference from Orlando included some details about how the nightclub shooter obtained his weapons.

Omar Mateen had a handgun and an AR-15 when he opened fire in pulse and left 50 people dead.

An ATF special agent at the presser today said that they traced the firearms and he purchased at least two.

He confirmed Mateen obtained the guns legally “within the last week or so.”

Watch above, via ABC.

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