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Shots were fired at Los Angeles International Airport's Terminal 3 and cops have the terminal surrounded and a suspect is supposedly in custody.
Details are still sketchy, but there are reports of a shooting and multiple injuries, Fox News reports. A witness claims that a person opened fire after making it through a security checkpoint.
L.A. has been put on tactical alert and fire officials said that there were multiple people with injuries at the site.
A writer for FoxSports, Bill Reiter, tweeted: "When gunfire broke out there was a stampede people, all of us hiding under seats we didn't fit under, we burst through the door to the outside."
According to USA Today, a TSA employee was shot at the security checkpoint.
The L.A. Police Department tweeted, "LAPD is now on TACTICAL ALERT due to a major incident." They shortly tweeted the alert for "South and West Bureau only."
Los Angeles Times is live reporting the shooting and have said that a man armed with a rifle opened fire at the checkpoint.
At 10:06 a.m., the LAPD confirmed that a suspect was in custody and two people were hurt during the event. LAX has also grounded all flights while the situation is sorted out.
UPDATE: The terminal was evacuated and police are searching for additional suspects, but have not found any. The gunman had a high-powered rifle and at least three people were wounded.
UPDATE2: Law enforcement told L.A. Times, the gunman is dead and so is the TSA agent that was shot at the security checkpoint. Several other TSA agents are injured.
UPDATE3: Still confusion on facts, gunman said to still be in custody and may or may not have been a TSA employee.
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