LAX SHOOTING - Agent dead, shooter may be former employee
Incident appears to be over, traffic remains stopped.
At least two people are wounded following a shooting at LAX Airport. One of the victims may be a TSA agent and another the shooter. Air traffic at LAX has been ordered to halt.
Paramedics and police have swarmed the area. No motive or other details have been released. The attack does not appear to be terrorist related at this time and no terror alert has been issued.
We will provide more details in a follow-up report.
The worst of the incident appears to have ended.
UPDATE: 10:33 AM PDT - Multiple victims are now being reported. 3-4 people wounded.
UPDATE: 10:38 AM PDT - A viral tweet saying Michael Hayden of the CIA was shot is a hoax.
Our friends at the LA Times have produced a map of the incident.
UPDATE: 10:43 AM PDT - Aircraft are moving again. Mayor Garcetti has arrived. Police are still searching the facilities for additional suspects and clues, but are saying they think only one shooter was involved.
UPDATE: 11:41 AM PDT - The wounded TSA agent and the shooter are both reported dead.
UPDATE: 1:44 PM PDT - The TSA agent is deceased and the shooter, previously rumored to be dead is in custody. The shooter is described as a white male with a high-powered rifle.
Police followed the shooter through the airport as he shot several people.
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