LAX: TSA Shooting

Friday, November 1, 2013
By George Hatcher


A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent was shot at a Terminal 3 checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport.

Swat responded. Los Angeles Police Department put LAX on tactical alert. An evacuation of the airport followed. All planes with flights heading to the airport were held at their points of origin.

The incident began at 9:30 a.m. at Terminal 3 at LAX. A twitter from John Fostrom said that “a lax colleague walks closer to see what is going on and TSA person runs at him with look of terror. Colleague turns to me and says run!”

A gunman with a rifle fired shots in Terminal 3. A twenty-nine year old man was shot in the leg at 9:30 a.m. and someone else was also wounded.

The gunman was taken into custody alive.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Tags:

RSS Plane Crash News

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
August 2018
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
  • Small Plane Crashes Near Phoenix Deer Valley Airport; 2 Dead https://t.co/SFwxAr6ogu
    about 10 hours ago
  • Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Auckland https://t.co/NdABVx4s3W
    about 10 hours ago
  • LC Peru Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lima https://t.co/qpAWvCYR7p
    about 10 hours ago
  • Two dead in plane crash at 7th Street/Deer Valley, officials say https://t.co/oQGBYOBXVp
    about 24 hours ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Returns to St. Louis After Bird Strikes https://t.co/EtqBVeCuuE
    about 1 day ago