'No Justice Served': Pulse Nightclub Survivor Furious Over Acquittal of Gunman's Wife
The widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando nightclub in 2016 was found not guilty Friday of obstruction and aiding and abetting by attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization.
Noor Salman had served two years in prison and faced up to a life sentence if convicted.
She was acquitted of the charges despite reportedly admitting after the rampage that she knew about her husband "acquiring weapons, watching Islamic State videos and discussing possible locations in apparent preparation" for the attack.
Tiara Parker, one of the survivors of the shooting, said the acquittal was "devastating" and "no justice was served."
Parker was held hostage inside the bathroom at Pulse nightclub for hours and was shot twice. Her 18 year old cousin was killed.
"What kind of message does this send to the world?" Parker said on "The Story" on Friday. "This sends to the world that it's OK to do things like this. And that's not what we're here for."
She said that's why she wants to see the prosecutors keep fighting in court.
"I feel like we can push a lot harder and a lot more to make sure that there is justice for Orlando," Parker said. "There needs to be justice."
Watch the emotional segment from "The Story" above.