Two subjects opened fire on a Garland Police officer. The two subjects who shot at the officer have been killed. The Muhammad Art Exhibit was going on at the time.
There are multiple reports that two explosives have been placed in the area of Curtis Caldwell Center. Businesses in the area have been evacuated. FBI Bomb Squad, Garland SWAT, and Rowlett SWAT are on location.
A law enforcement source confirms to me that two Middle Eastern men opened fire with semi-automatic weapons. At least one of the suspects had a hand grenade.
New tweet from WFAA-TV reporter:
“Overhearing Officer. ‘This was a direct attack, they (suspects) were ready to go.’”
Further update: People are filing back into the room, more than an hour later.
This is the live stream for Pamela Geller’s event in Texas. Shots fired outside the venue, possible explosives, police injured, suspects injured.
They’re locked down, moving to a more secure location in the building: