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Lars Vilks may have been target in Copenhagen shooting

Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks may have been the target of the shootings this weekend in Copenhagen. There have been two other known attempts on his life since he drew the head of the Prophet Mohammad on the body of a dog back in 2007.

It doesn’t sound like authorities are ready to officially state that Lars was the intended target, but I don’t think it takes a genius to make that leap.

More from Reuters:

Witnesses said the gunman had fired up to 40 shots at a cafe hosting a free speech event with Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who has received death threats for depicting the head of the Prophet Mohammad on a dog.

The gunman then moved on to a nearby synagogue where the guard, protecting a young girl’s confirmation, was gunned down.

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