ORLANDO, FL --Noor Mateen, the 30-year-old wife of Omar Mateen, the shooter at the Orlando gay club massacre, is being considered for possible criminal charges, officials say. A law enforcement official told ABC News that she may have known something about the incident in advance but claims she tried to talk him out of the assault.
JUST IN: Noor Mateen, wife of Orlando shooting suspect Omar Mateen, being considered for possible criminal charges, officials tell @ABC.— ABC News (@ABC) June 14, 2016
Law enforcement officials told ABC News that Mateen's wife drove with him to the Pulse nightclub at least once in the past.
News of the potential involvement of Mateen's wife comes just moments after doctors at Orlando Health, a hospital where first-responders brought victims of the shooting, warned that the death toll may rise in the wake of the shooting.
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