Orlando gay nightclub shooter Omar Mateen was on the FBI's radar years ago, so many people really want to know why he wasn't stopped before he went on his murderous rampage. In a completely new project: The Backstory, Journalist Melissa Ross gives a little more details as to why it's not that simple, after the jump.
Starring Melissa Ross
A MetroJacksonville/TVJax Production
Producer: Melissa Ross
Editor: Sam Farmer
Animation: Sam Farmer
There's been a great deal of discussion about gun control and domestic terrorism in the month since the Orlando massacre. Pretty much everyone agrees that something needs to be done to prevent more tragedies of this nature, but there's very little agreement on how to go about it. Share your ideas in the comments below.
What is probable cause?
Omar Mateen, Terrorist Who Attacked Orlando Gay Club, Had Been Investigated by FBI
Melissa Ross photo by Toni Smailagic
graphic by Sam Farmer