Orlando massacre: Wife texted gunman on the night of shooting

Noor Salman

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A person familiar with the FBI's investigation of nightclub shooter Omar Mateen says his wife text messaged him on the night of the shooting, asking Mateen where he was and telling him she loved him.

The person was not authorized to publicly discuss the probe and spoke Friday on condition of anonymity.

The timing of the texts, which are part of the FBI's investigation, was not immediately clear. Other media outlets, citing anonymous sources, have reported the couple exchanged texts during the rampage and hostage situation.

The FBI has been investigating how much Noor Salman knew about the plot.

The gunman called 911 and a television station and posted to Facebook during the siege.

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