An apparent shooting has occured at Los Angeles International Airport.

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Update: 1:00pmET     Ambulances are outside of Terminal 3.  New agencies in Los Angeles are reporting that a triage area has been established outside of the terminal. There are also reports that the sounds of screaming and shots fired were heard by those inside.

Update: 12:58pmET    Airport officials are now confirming that police reported the incident beginning at 9:30am Pacific Time at Terminal Three.

The incident has prompted an evacuation of parts of the airport.

This is a developing story and we will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.


In 2002 there was a shooting, characterized as a terrorist attack, at the El Al ticket counter at Los Angeles International Airport.  During that incident 41-year old Hesham Mohamed Hadayet allegedly opened fire at a group of almost one hundred people, killing two and injuring at least four others before he was killed by a security guard.