The security firm that employed the man who killed 49 people in an Orlando nightclub on June 12 said it made a "clerical error" in evaluation documents submitted to the state of Florida in 2007.
In the documents regarding the mental health Omar Mateen, the global security firm G4S said it listed the wrong name for the psychologist who evaluated a test for Mateen, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The test was required for Mateen to carry a firearm as a security guard.
The documents submitted listed psychologist Carol Nudelman, but Nudelman said she hadn't evaluated tests for the security company after 2005.
The September 2007 evaluation used the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory and was conducted by third-party vendor Headquarters for Psychological Evaluation. It was reported that Mateen was found to have had an above-average rating.
“Dr. Nudelman’s name appeared on the license as scoring the exam; it was a clerical error,” G4S said.
The security company said after Mateen was investigated in 2013 by the FBI, it did not conduct another evaluation.
“It is not our policy—nor the policy of any security provider or law enforcement agency that we are aware of—to demand psychological exams in such situations,” the company said in a statement.
The shooting at a gay nightclub left 49 people dead and 53 wounded, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Mateen died in a shootout with police.