A man from the Phoenix area reportedly plans to hold a rally and “draw Muhammad” cartoon contest on Friday outside the mosque that the two Garland, Texas gunmen and alleged Islamic State sympathizers attended.
Television station KPNX reported that Jon Ritzheimer planned to hold the event in response to the cartoon contest that was hosted by anti-Muslim activist Pam Geller on May 3 in Garland, Texas. That competition was interrupted by two armed men who were allegedly Islamic State sympathizers and who opened fire outside before being killed by security officers.
The mosque where the new contest is planned, the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix, is the same one the gunman attended before the attack, according to CNN.
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