PHOENIX (AP) – A July 29 sentencing date has been set for an Arizona man convicted of supporting the Islamic State terrorist group and helping to plot an attack at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas.READ MORE: I-Team: Bank Of America And Zelle Customers Targeted In New High-Tech Scam
Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem was accused of providing the guns used at the event in suburban Dallas on May 3, 2015, and hosting two friends who were Islamic State followers at his home to discuss the upcoming attack.READ MORE: Technology Helping Melissa ISD Retain School Bus Drivers During Nationwide Shortage
Prosecutors say Kareem also went target-shooting in the remote Arizona desert with two men killed in a police shootout outside the contest, Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi.
Kareem testified that he had no knowledge beforehand about the attack and insisted that he didn’t even know about the event until after Simpson and Soofi were killed.MORE NEWS: Parents Share Safety Concerns At Mansfield ISD Town Hall On Campus Security Following School Shooting
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