A Transportation Security Agency employee was killed in a shooting incident Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, according to multiple early media reports.
NBC’s Pete Williams confirmed one TSA employee was shot and killed in the incident, about which details are still emerging. ABC News, citing a federal law enforcement source, and CBS News also reported that a TSA agent shot at LAX died.
NBC’s Pete Williams confirms one TSA employee shot and killed at LAX
— Jesse Rodriguez (@JesseRodriguez) November 1, 2013
BREAKING. Source tells @CBSNews TSA agent who was shot at LAX has now died; the suspect is an off-duty TSA agent.
— Charlie Kaye (@CharlieKayeCBS) November 1, 2013
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