According to USA Today:
LOS ANGELES — A suspect was taken into custody at Los Angeles International Airport Friday after a shooting at a Terminal 3 checkpoint left a TSA employee injured and produced “mutiple victims.”
“Suspect is now in custody. Multiple victims,” LAX officials said in a tweet.in custody.
NBC News reports that one TSA employee was killed and a second employee was wounded in the gunfire. The report could not be immediately confirmed by police or airport officials.
Police, who shutdown streets around the airport, said a possible second suspect was also taken into custody outside Terminal 2.
The gunman was wounded in the incident, the Los Angeles Times reports.
CNN reports that a gunman approached a checkpoint at the terminal and opened fire. Airport officials said the incident began at 9:30 a.m. PT.
Witness Brian Keech said he heard “about a dozen gunshots” from inside the security gate at Terminal 3, which serves Allegiant Air, Frontier, JetBlue, Spirit, Virgin America and other airlines.