Wife of Orlando nightclub shooter arrested

Wife of Orlando nightclub shooter arrested
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The FBI has arrested the wife of Omar Mateen, the man who last June killed 49 people at an Orlando nightclub, in relation to the shooting.

The New York Times reported that officials arrested Noor Salman at her California home. 

Salman, who was interviewed extensively after the shooting, is slated to appear in federal court on Tuesday in San Francisco, according to the the Times. A source told the newspaper that she is charged with obstruction.


Mateen was killed inside the Pulse nightclub during a shootout with police officers. He pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) while on the phone with police and said he perpetrated the attack as retribution for an airstrike that killed an ISIS commander.