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Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« on: November 01, 2013, 01:32:20 PM »
 Los Angeles Airport Police Friday said a at least one suspect was in reportedly custody following a shooting at Terminal 3 at LAX.

CBS’s John Miller reported that the suspect or suspects entered the terminal wearing camouflage and opened fire around 9:30 a.m., wounding at least three people.

Preliminary indications show that the suspect(s) was targeting TSA employees, according to Miller.

A TSA employee was reportedly shot in the leg in addition to two other people, 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.

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Traffic was backed up on the westbound 105 Freeway as cars were unable to exit onto Century Boulevard.

A large box of ammunition was also recovered on LAX property, Miller said. The LAPD Bomb Squad was on scene trying to clear any suspicious packages.



Passenger Robert Perez told CBS2 that TSA agents came through the terminal and yelled that a man had a gun.

“I heard popping and everybody dropped to the ground,” Perez said.

“There are a couple hundred people standing there not knowing what to do. Mostly people exiting the airport on foot, walking down Century,” passenger Kelly Kahl said.

Aerial shots from Sky2 showed buses were transporting passengers that had disembarked from planes onto the runway area.

All departing flights out of LAX have been grounded, according to airport officials. All arriving flights have been delayed or stopped.

The Los Angeles Police Department has been placed on citywide tactical alert.

Other Southland airports, including Bob Hope International Airport in Burbank, are on heightened alert.

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2013/11/01/lapd-incident-reported-in-terminal-3-at-lax/

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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2013, 01:39:56 PM »
Media will say it is a AR-15 in 5.................4................3...............


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2013, 01:41:44 PM »
Tageting TSA employees......hmmm love triangle gone bad?


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2013, 01:41:55 PM »
Media will say it is a AR-15 in 5.................4................3...............

They described what he is wearing, but nothing else, like if he is black, white, or Hispanic.

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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2013, 02:02:36 PM »
They described what he is wearing, but nothing else, like if he is black, white, or Hispanic.
Then we know his race don't we!


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2013, 02:03:45 PM »
TSA confirms to @NBCNews that #LAX shooter was AT the checkpoint and NOT beyond it. TSA victim was shot at point licenses are checked.


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2013, 02:04:48 PM »
Then we know his race don't we!
It seems he is a white guy.


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2013, 02:07:16 PM »
Media will say it is a AR-15 in 5.................4................3...............
@RodrigoEBR 2m Weapon used by the suspect in shooting at LAX was an AR-15, according to KABC TV


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2013, 02:08:38 PM »
This can't be true.  Airports are gun free zones.   :shrug:

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« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2013, 02:08:56 PM »
The news is reporting that this was an off duty TSA agent killing another TSA agent that he knew.


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2013, 02:10:00 PM »
Gunman described as young, white male. Unconfirmed reports gunman is off duty TSA agent.  cbsla

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« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2013, 02:11:34 PM »
Charlie Kaye ‏@CharlieKayeCBS 1m BREAKING. Source tells @CBSNews TSA agent who was shot at LAX has now died; the suspect is an off-duty TSA agent. To repeat: SUSPECT IS AN OFF-DUTY TSA AGENT


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2013, 02:12:12 PM »
Noah Rothman ‏@NoahCRothman 1m CBS reporting LAX shooter was possibly disgruntled TSA agent who targeted agents. http://www.mediaite.com/online/cbs-report-preliminary-indications-show-that-the-suspects-was-targeting-tsa-employees/


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2013, 02:31:28 PM »
BREAKING: NBC News ‏@NBCNews 12m JUST IN: LAX gunman killed by law enforcement


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #14 on: November 01, 2013, 02:32:51 PM »
Dead men tell no tales.

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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #15 on: November 01, 2013, 02:37:43 PM »
BREAKING: NBC News ‏@NBCNews 12m JUST IN: LAX gunman killed by law enforcement

Odd, earlier they said he was taken into custody.
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« Reply #16 on: November 01, 2013, 02:42:03 PM »
Odd, earlier they said he was taken into custody.

Yep  odd for sure.... :smokin:


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #17 on: November 01, 2013, 02:56:40 PM »
FOX news website is still saying the gunman was taken into custody. I think we have all learned by now to take none of the first news as fact.    All the news stations want to claim "You heard it here first" even if they take a chance they may be reporting wrong information.     And FOX is guilty of this more I think than the others.
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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #18 on: November 01, 2013, 03:01:05 PM »
FOX news website is still saying the gunman was taken into custody. I think we have all learned by now to take none of the first news as fact.    All the news stations want to claim "You heard it here first" even if they take a chance they may be reporting wrong information.     And FOX is guilty of this more I think than the others.

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I remember when "breaking news" included only the facts. Instead, Shep Smith is rattling off unconfirmed shit, non-stop, like he's on meth.


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #19 on: November 01, 2013, 03:10:50 PM »
Queue up the gun control usual actors

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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #20 on: November 01, 2013, 03:11:05 PM »
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I remember when "breaking news" included only the facts. Instead, Shep Smith is rattling off unconfirmed shit, non-stop, like he's on meth.

Does Fox really have to cover this non-stop, especially with Smith blathering incessantly? 
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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #21 on: November 01, 2013, 03:14:13 PM »
Media will say it is a AR-15 in 5.................4................3...............

I can assure you it was an assault weapon

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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #22 on: November 01, 2013, 03:17:46 PM »
I can assure you it was an assault weapon

I don't recall any of these shootings being done by an actual assault rifle. Enlighten me, someone.

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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #23 on: November 01, 2013, 03:18:25 PM »


 by Ben Shapiro 1 Nov 2013, 10:08 AM PDT post a comment
Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport has been shut down after a shooting incident, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. Local news reported 3 people being removed from the scene, including a TSA employee, who was rumored to have been shot in the leg with a rifle at the Virgin counter; KCAL 9 also reported that a big box of ammunition has been found by police, and that one suspect was wearing camouflage. KCAL 9 added that "multiple suspicious packages" have been found by the police. Other reports suggest that two people were wounded, including the suspect. A triage unit has been set up. One suspect has been taken into custody.

All vehicle and pedestrian traffic into and out of the airport has been limited. LAPD is doing a sweep of the arrival area of Terminal 3. One witness, Robert Perez, said that TSA agents shouted that a man had a gun in the terminal. “I heard popping and everybody dropped to the ground,” Perez said. Another witness reported a dozen shots fired. A Federal Aviation Authority map already shows flight slowdowns thanks to the incident; the FAA was put on a ground hold.

At least one terminal was evacuated.

UPDATE: President Obama has been briefed on the situation at LAX, and the White House is taking the lead on the investigation into and response to the shooting. CBS News now reports that the shooter is an off-duty TSA agent, and that the TSA agent who was shot has now died. The report on the identity of the TSA shooter has been seconded by the Associated Press.

An eyewitness reported to ABC News Radio that the “fairly young” shooter holding a rifle shot perhaps 20 times after asking the witness, “Are you TSA?” When the witness shook his head, he “moved on.” A TSA officer holding the witness’ shoes was shot.


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Re: Shooting Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 3 At LAX
« Reply #24 on: November 01, 2013, 03:24:28 PM »


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