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Obama: Orlando shooter "angry, disturbed, unstable young man."

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 01:38

U.S. President Barack Obama said there was no indication that the Orlando shooter was part of a ''terrorist group,'' but said he appears to have been an ''angry, disturbed, unstable young man who became radicalized.''

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama said there was no indication that the Orlando shooter was part of a "terrorist group," but said he appears to have been an "angry, disturbed, unstable young man who became radicalized." Following a meeting with his National Security Council he said, "We currently do not have any information to indicate that a foreign terrorist group directed the attack in Orlando," Obama said. "it is increasingly killer took in extremist information and propaganda over the internet," he said. Over the weekend, 29-year-old Omar Mateen killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida. Federal law enforcement officials said the 29-year-old gunman, who worked as a private security guard at a gated retirement community, seemed to have been largely inspired by radical ideology he was exposed to over the internet.

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Obama: Orlando shooter "angry, disturbed, unstable young man."

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 01:38