Authorities respond to "multi-patient incident" at Los Angeles airport; reports of gunman

By REUTERS
November 1, 2013 19:34

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles International Airport said on Friday that police were responding to an incident at the airport and California media reported that a gunman with a high powered rifle was shot by law enforcement.

The airport said on social media that there was "an incident underway at LAX." A local CBS affiliate reported that a gunman had been shot and secured by law enforcement, and that some passengers were being evacuated from a terminal.

The Los Angeles Fire Department described the situation unfolding at the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday as a "multi-patient incident," and said it was assisting law enforcement at the scene, according to its website.


Related Content

Breaking news
April 23, 2018
Paris attacks suspect guilty of attempted murder in Belgium

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 14 - 25
    Beer Sheva
    14 - 22
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 13 - 21
    Jerusalem
    14 - 22
    Haifa
  • 19 - 31
    Elat
    15 - 28
    Tiberias