FBI chief says : Mass shooter acted alone, inspired by radical Islam

The Florida man who massacred 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub was likely inspired by online “radical” Islamic extremism but there is no evidence showing he acted on orders from overseas, the FBI director said Monday.

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“So far we see no indication that this is a plot directed from outside the United States,” FBI Director James Comey said Monday.

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Comey’s remarks came just after President Barack Obama himself told reporters that the mass shooting was a case of “homegrown extremism.”

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