Two dead after shooting at “Draw Muhammad” contest.

Two gunmen are dead after opening fire at a security officer outside of a Texas event that included a contest to see who could draw the best cartoon of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

The incident occurred on Sunday evening just as the “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest” was coming to a conclusion. Two men, one of which has been identified as Elton Simpson of Arizona, drove up to the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland and began shooting at a security officer. Police officers who were on duty for extra security then returned the gunfire with the suspects, fatally wounding them.   READ MORE