Despite what you’ve heard, Orlando terrorist did not use an AR-15 in attack

Despite what you’ve heard, Orlando terrorist did not use an AR-15 in attack

Several news outlets have identified the weapon used in the Orlando terrorist attack as an AR-15 rifle.

“AR-15 Rifle Used in Orlando Massacre Has Bloody Pedigree,” an NBC News headline reads.

“Orlando Shooting Puts Spotlight on AR-15 Rifle,” Newsweek declared.

The Washington Post offered the headline: “The history of the AR-15, the weapon that had a hand in the United States’ worst mass shooting.”

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However, it turns out the Islamic State-supporting killer didn’t actually use an AR-15 to carry out the insidious at a gay nightclub that left 49 people dead and dozens more injured.

The terrorist was actually armed with a Sig Sauer MCX carbine. Bearing Arms’ Bob Owens has more details about the firearm and how it relates to an AR-15….

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