One dead after gunfire erupts at panel in Copenhagen featuring controversial cartoonist

February 14, 2015 5:51 PM

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Gunfire has erupted at an event held to discuss religion and freedom of speech in Copenhagen. The event included cartoonist Lars Vilks, a Swedish artist who had previously been targeted for his drawings of the Prophet Muhammad.

Early reports indicate that two gunmen fired several shots, and three police officers have been injured. Police have reportedly confirmed one death of a civilian at the scene.

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