9/11 anniversary: Top 10 terrorists with Colorado connections

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7. Eugene Tafoya. In 1980, Faisal Zagallai, an outspoken critic of Moammar Gadhafi studying at Colorado State University, was shot by Eugene Tafoya, an ex-Green Beret member reportedly working on behalf of Gadhafi forces. Tafoya was charged with attempted murder and conspiracy, but was ultimately found guilty of a lesser charge, assault. The verdict would likely have been heavier if the crime took place now.
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