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Texas / Terrorism / Simpson #1083129

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 04, 2015
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Garland, Texas: Ryan Owens) A deadly shooting Sunday night in Texas at a convention of artists who drew cartoons about Muhammad@ by two armed men, Elton Simpson & another man {Nadir Soofi}, who were killed by a Texas police officer, reviewed; scenes shown from the convention site. [American Freedom Defense Initiative Pamela GELLER@- praises the cartoonists.] [Garland police dept. Joe HARN@- describes what happened.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The background of gunman Simpson reviewed; details given of his earlier arrest by the FBI. [Islamic Community Center of Phoenix Usama SHAMI@- expresses shock.] [Simpson attorney Kristina SITTON@- says he felt targeted for his religious beliefs.] Simpson's Tweets quoted. The questions about the FBI's knowledge about Simpson discussed.

Muir, David;
Owens, Ryan;
Ross, Brian

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