The suspected shooter who killed 49 people in an Orlando, Florida, gay nightclub on Sunday had scouted Walt Disney World as a potential target, People Magazine said on Monday, citing an unnamed federal law enforcement source.
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Meanwhile, U.S. President Barack Obama said that there was no clear evidence that Omar Mateen had been directed by a larger terrorist network.
"At this stage we see no clear evidence that he was directed" by extremists, Obama said to reporters, speaking in the Oval Office.
Obama said that the gunman had been "inspired by various extremist information that was disseminated over the internet."