Police and paramedics surrounded a terminal on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport because of a reported shooting. Witness Brian Keech said he heard “about a dozen gunshots” from inside the security gate at Terminal 3. The LA Times has reported that the suspect is in custody.
FAA has stopped flights preparing to take off for LAX. The LAPD have said they will hold a news conference at 2:30 p.m. EDT.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said emergency crews have responded to a multi-patient incident. The incident was reported after 9:30 a.m. local time.
“While I was on the tarmac, I heard two gunshots from the same area where the people had been running and screaming,” Witness Brian Adamick told the LA Times.