Gunmen attack event attended by cartoonist who depicted Mohammed

February 14, 2015 5:17 PM

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Gunmen attack event attended by cartoonist who depicted Mohammed

(CNN)Gunmen stormed into a Copenhagen building Saturday where controversial cartoonist Lars Vilks and his supporters had gathered, firing shots 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 on site moved her and others to safe areas once they realized a shooting had ta...

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