TSA Officer Killed In Shooting At LAX
Written by on November 1, 2013
LAX shooting spree: TSA worker dead after semi-automatic rifle rampage inside Los Angeles International Airport Terminal 3
Gunman Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, “wanted to kill TSA and pigs” when he opened fire at a security checkpoint in California. Seven patients were treated, fire chief said. Witness saw shooter: “I made sure my wife got out, and then I went back to grab our carry-on bags. I went back inside and looked over and saw a man walking around very slowly with a long shotgun pointed downward.”
A lone, black-clad gunman carrying a high-powered assault rifle shot and killed a TSA worker and injured others on Friday inside a busy terminal at Los Angeles International Airport.
Violence erupted after Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, pulled his firearm out of a bag while approaching an LAX Terminal 3 security checkpoint and opened fire about 9:20 a.m. He was an L.A.-area resident who was originally from of Pennsville, N.J.
Ciancia was carrying a bag containing a hand-written note that said he “wanted to kill TSA and pigs,” said a law enforcement official who was briefed at LAX on the investigation and requested anonymity because was he was not authorized to speak publicly.
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