According to a report from NBC News, the wife of Orlando shooter Omar Mateen knew about his plans to attack the Pulse nightclub and tried to talk him out the attack.
Citing sources in the law enforcement community, NBC reports that Noor Mateen told the FBI she was with him when he bought ammo and a holster in preparation for the attack. She also once drove him to the gay nightclub in order to scope it out.
Mateen is cooperating with authorities, who nonetheless plan to file criminal charges against her for failing to go to the police. That news comes after reports yesterday that law enforcement was planning to file charges against an accomplice, but it’s still unclear whether Mateen is the “accomplice” referred to in those initial reports.
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