Shooting At Los Angeles Airport — TSA Agent Reportedly Shot

LAX airport TSA agent

NBC4

There have been multiple reports of a shooting at LAX airport in Los Angeles.

CBS Los Angeles reports that LAPD confirmed there's been a "major" incident at the airport, but further details aren't yet available. Terminals 2 and 3 have been evacuated.

The shooting incident has reportedly ended, according to CNBC.

ABC 7 reports that a TSA agent has been shot at a checkpoint.

A "stampede of people" reportedly started running onto the tarmac after the gunfire broke out, according to Fox Sports' Bill Reiter, who is on the scene.

CBS LA is reporting that a gunman with a high-powered rifle was shot and "secured by law enforcement personnel." The Los Angeles Times is also reporting that a suspect has been shot and wounded. 

Arrival and departure roads to the airport have been closed, according to CBS LA.

The tweets are embedded below:

Something crazy is going down at LAX. People running everywhere. We just got evacuated. pic.twitter.com/pSdaB8VmsD

— Tory Belleci (@ToryBelleci) November 1, 2013

Shooters in #LAX That was f***ing terrifying!

— Tory Belleci (@ToryBelleci) November 1, 2013

Reiter is live-tweeting from the scene with details:

I was at the Virgin terminal at LAX when gunfire broke out. Many of us have run on the tarmac. I don't know what's happening but I'm fine.

— Bill Reiter (@foxsportsreiter) November 1, 2013

The scene on Tarmac. Fear, tears, prayers, confusion, worry. pic.twitter.com/pNWETcw7zW

— Bill Reiter (@foxsportsreiter) November 1, 2013

When gunfire broke out there was a stampede people, all of us hiding under seats we didn't fit under, we burst through the door to outside.

— Bill Reiter (@foxsportsreiter) November 1, 2013

An LAX employee just told me there was a shooting at the airport in the terminal. I asked if t/shooter was down he said he couldn't tell me.

— Bill Reiter (@foxsportsreiter) November 1, 2013

There are alarms sounding and a police helicopter overhead. People all over the tarmac, getting too close to the planes, being ushered back

— Bill Reiter (@foxsportsreiter) November 1, 2013

There are now putting people on buses, there are hundreds of people on the tarmac. Still chaos

— Bill Reiter (@foxsportsreiter) November 1, 2013

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