1 dead in shooting at event attended by cartoonist who depicted Mohammed

February 14, 2015 6:36 PM

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1 dead in shooting at event attended by cartoonist who depicted Mohammed

(CNN)Gunmen in Copenhagen, Denmark, stormed a building where controversial cartoonist Lars Vilks and his supporters had gathered Saturday, killing one man and wounding three police officers before driving away from the scene, police and witnesses said.

Helle Merete Brix -- the founder of the Lars Vilks Committee, created two years ago in support of the Swedish cartoonist whose portrayals of the Prophet Mohammed angered many in the Muslim world -- told CNN that security personnel on site moved her and others to safe areas once they realized a shoot...

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