Omar Mateen tried to buy Level 3 body armor

Omar Mateen Tried to Buy Level 3 Body Armor

Omar Mateen, the Orlando nightclub murderer and terrorist tried to buy Level 3 body armor. The store said it reported the suspicious request to a law enforcement agency, weeks before the shootings.

According to a manager at Lotus Gunworks, Omar Mateen came into the store about four or five weeks ago. The workers told him they didn’t carry Level 3 body armor.

The employee said Mateen called someone on his phone and spoke to them in Arabic.

Lotus Gunworks said it reported the unusual request to an agency.