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Both attackers of Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas are dead, extra ammunition found




Investigators remove a body as they work a crime scene outside the Curtis Culwell Center after a shooting occurred the day before May 04, 2015 in Garland, Texas. During the
Investigators remove a body as they work a crime scene outside the Curtis Culwell Center after a shooting occurred the day before May 04, 2015 in Garland, Texas. During the "Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest," an anti-Islam event, on May 03, Elton Simpson of Phoenix, Arizonia and another man opend fire, wounding a security guard . Police officers shot and killed Simpson at the scene.
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On Sunday, two gunmen shot a security guard protecting a building housing a cartoon convention seeking the best depiction of the Muslim prophet, Muhammad.

Elton Simpson is one, the identity of the other attacker is currently unknown. In 2010, Simpson was found guilty of making false statements to the FBI about going to Somalia. Extra ammunition was found in their car, but no bombs.

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Eric Aasen, digital news editor at KERA, the NPR affiliate in Dallas, Texas, who is reporting on the shootings in Garland

David Schanzer, professor of Public Policy, Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, and director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security.



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