Shooting incident reported at LAX

LOS ANGELES (AP) – 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.

 

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.

 

There was no immediate word of any injuries, but television images showed two people being wheeled away by firefighters. Triage stations also were seen.

 

A source tells CBS News Senior Correspondent John Miller a person wearing camouflage clothing opened fire at LAX Terminal 3. Preliminary indications are
he was targeting TSA employees. The incident took place past the security  checkpoint.

 

No other details were immediately available.

 

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