Pulse Nightclub shooter Omar Mateen originally planned to attack Walt with Disney World a weapon hidden in a stroller.
But the terrorist was so startled by the heavy police presence in the Disney Springs shopping and recreation area, he decided instead to appeal to an Orlando gay club, US Attorney Sara Sweeney said Wednesday. 1
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She told a court: "The target of this terrorist attack was not the Pulse Nightclub.
The target of the attack was Disney. " He had to choose a new destination. "
Mateen , whose son was three years old at the time of the attack, allegedly bought the stroller and doll at Walmart on the eve of the June 2016 massacre that killed 49 people.
Ms. Sweeney objected to the revelation during the trial his widow Noor Salman, accused of visiting Disney World with Mateen in the days leading up to the attack.
During the closing arguments, prosecutors said Salman lied that M ateen would have only one weapon instead of three. 19659004] It also allegedly deceived the investigators about its internet usage and told them that it was not radicalized, even though it beheaded videos or ransacked ISIS sites.
She said the 31-year-old widow is knowingly misleading