Teresa Jacobs

Noor Salman verdict: Reaction across social media to not guilty decision

Noor Salman verdict: Reaction across social media to not guilty decision

The Noor Salman trial’s not guilty verdict sparked a multitude of both positive and negative reactions on social media.

Salman, the widow of Pulse gunman Omar Mateen, was found not guilty of helping her husband carry out the mass shooting that claimed 49 lives on June 12, 2016, a jury decided Friday.

On social media, some expressed disappointment in the verdict, while others saw it as a vindication of a victim of domestic violence.

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said he was disappointed in the not guilty verdict:

Barbara Poma, owner of Pulse nightclub, said the verdict will not divide the community and there’s much work to be...

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