Shots Fired At LAX, TSA Agent Shot In leg, Terminal 3 EvacuatedSubmitted by emalvini on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 13:16
Shots Fired At LAX, TSA Agent Shot In leg, Terminal 3 Evacuated
CBS Los ANGELES
November 1, 2013 10:03 AM
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles Airport Police Friday said a shooting took place in Terminal 3 at LAX.
A gunman with a high-powered rifle was reportedly shot and secured by law enforcement personnel around 9:30 a.m., according to CBS2′s Mike Case.
A TSA employee was reportedly shot in the leg in addition to two others, however, CBS2/KCAL9 has not been able to confirm that report.
Terminal 3 was evacuated and cordoned off and arrival and departure roads to the airport, in addition to Century Boulevard, were closed.
Traffic was backed up on the westboud 105 Freeway as cars were unable to exit onto Century Boulevard.