New York Times: Official Identifies One Suspect in Attack at Texas Anti-Islam Event

Law enforcement officials on Monday identified one of two gunmen who opened fire Sunday at an event in Garland, Tex., where people were invited to present cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, before they were shot and killed by police officers. The man was identified as Elton Simpson of Phoenix.

The police and F.B.I. agents in that city searched an apartment believed to be connected to him, with much of the Autumn Ridge apartment complex cordoned off through the night . At the same time, the F.B.I. office in Dallas confirmed that it was providing investigators and a bomb technician to aid the police in Garland, a city just outside Dallas.


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