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Police in Garland, TX associated with the shooting outside a Muhammad Cartoon Contest

*(Via LA Times) – Two gunmen were killed after opening fire outside a controversial Dallas-area event Sunday evening where organizers were holding a contest for cartoons featuring the Muslim prophet Muhammad, police said..

A police officer was initially reported shot at the scene, but further details were not immediately available on his or her condition.

The event, led by prominent conservatives who are critical of Islam, was ending when two males drove up in a car and began shooting at a police officer outside, according to a statement posted on Facebook by the city of Garland, a suburb about 20 miles from Dallas.

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