Orlando’s nightclub gunman scouted Disney Springs as a potential attack location

Please note: some posts may contain affiliate links which means our team could earn money if you purchase products from our site

Terry DeCarlo, executive director of the LGBT Center of Central Florida, left, Kelvin Cobaris, pastor of The Impact Church, center, and Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan console each other after a shooting involving multiple fatalities at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

According to People.com, NBC and a federal law enforcement source Omar Mateen the gunman in the Orlando nightclub Pulse mass shooting may have been checking out Disney Springs in Walt Disney World for his attack.

Oman Mateen and his wife, Noor Zahi Salman visited Walt Disney World in April and according to Salman her husband Marteen had been “scouting Downtown Disney and Pulse [nightclub] for attacks.”

Unlike the theme parks in Walt Disney World, Disney Springs does not have metal detectors and security. That may be why this was one of Marteen’s locations. Why he chose one over the other is still unknown.

Our thoughts are with all the family and friends who lost love ones in this senseless attack.

Photo credit: people.com AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack

Orlando's nightclub gunman scouted Disney Springs as a potential attack location 1

Let our friends at Destinations to Travel help you plan your next Disney Vacation! Just fill out the form below and someone will be in touch! Remember their services are 100% Free!

Name(Required)
MM slash DD slash YYYY
MM slash DD slash YYYY

Orlando's nightclub gunman scouted Disney Springs as a potential attack location 2 Orlando's nightclub gunman scouted Disney Springs as a potential attack location 3 Orlando's nightclub gunman scouted Disney Springs as a potential attack location 4 Orlando's nightclub gunman scouted Disney Springs as a potential attack location 5 Orlando's nightclub gunman scouted Disney Springs as a potential attack location 6 Orlando's nightclub gunman scouted Disney Springs as a potential attack location 7