BREAKING NEWS: Terrorist Shooting in Copenhagen, 1 Dead 3 injured

Presentation1BRUSSELS, Belgium: Reports from Copenhagen indicate a terrorist attack has occurred on a meeting to debate Islam and free speech. Reportedly, the meeting included the attendance of Lars Vilks, a controversial Swedish cartoonist. He had received death threats for his depictions of Muhammad. Also in attendance was the French ambassador to Denmark, Francois Zimeray.

According to multiple reports, Zimeray stated, “They fired on us from the outside. It was the same intentions as Charlie Hebdo, except they didn’t manage to get in.” The Charlie Hebdo attack refers to the incident on January 7 in which Islamic terrorist stormed the satirical magazine and killed a dozen people.

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The ambassador nor the Swedish cartoonist were killed or injured in the attack but one death was reported. There were an additional three injuries reported as well. Danish news reports say that some 30 bullet holes were found in the window of the café where the meeting took place. Also reported was the sight of two people and possibly a uniformed police officer being removed by stretcher.

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South Carolina Politichick Shannon Grady came to the staff in late 2013 with experience writing political pieces on US foreign, domestic, and education policy for Shannon has also been a guest commentator on The PonyTail Patriot BlogTalkRadio show. Shannon brings a unique perspective to European politics as she is able to cover events happening across Europe from the heart of the EU, while living in Brussels, Belgium. Her articles include original coverage of the Memorial Day events at Flanders Field, Belgium and the 70th anniversary D-Day events in Normandy, France. Shannon has a BA in History from the University of South Carolina, a Masters from Webster University, and recently finished her doctorate program at Liberty University where she focused on Educational Leadership and Administration. She currently teaches online AP courses in Macro and Micro Economics and AP US history. She is the wife of active duty Army officer LTC Matthew Grady who is currently assigned to NATO in Belgium and the mother of one rambunctious little boy. Follow Shannon on Twitter: @SGPAExPat

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