Gunman at Texas Islam caricature show was target of terror probe

May 4, 2015 15:39

Citing a senior FBI official, ABC News on Monday identified one of the gunmen at Sunday's attack at an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad in a Dallas suburb as Elton Simpson. The Arizona man had previously been the target of a terror investigation.

FBI agents and a bomb squad were searching Simpson's Phoenix home overnight, ABC said.

Garland, Texas police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation had no immediate comment on the report.

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