Orlando Shooter and Wife Exchanged Texts During Massacre

Read the text messages between the Orlando shooter and his wife.

Orlando Shooter, Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub Sunday sent a text message to his wife during the rampage, asking "do you see what's happening?"  a source close to the family told NBC News on Thursday. The source told NBC News said that Mateen's mother called Noor Zahi Salman, Omar Mateen's wife, called at around 2 a.m. Sunday, waking her up and asking if she knew where Mateen was. Salman said she did not know, and texted her husband: "Where are you?" the source said. Mateen responded: "Do you see what's happening?" Salman replied "No?" according to the source. Mateen then responded "I love you, babe." A federal law enforcement official confirmed that Mateen and his wife exchanged text messages at around 2:30 a.m. Afterward, she repeatedly tried to call him on his cell phone, the official said. Salmand was told what happened at 4 a.m., when police called Salman and told her to come out of the home she shared with Mateen with her hands up. Related: What do you think? Share with us your thoughts in the comments below.

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