>> Emotional instability, sickness, mentally, he was mentally unstable, and mentally ill.>> The ex-wife of Florida shooter Omar Matine describing him as bipolar with a violent temper. He was a Florida resident and the son of immigrants from Afghanistan. According to the FBI, Matine called 911 and pledged allegiance to Islamic State during the rampage.
ISIS has claimed responsibility, but Reuters' David Morgan says, for now, nothing is confirmed.>> According to US officials, there is no direct evidence yet of any definitive link with ISIS or any other foreign extremist group. It's worth pointing out that ISIS leadership has been urging these kinds of attacks during the holy month of Ramadan, which began on June the 5th.
>> President Obama is urging Americans to stay united after the massacre, calling it an act of terror and hate. Flags at the White House are flying at half mast.