Los Angeles International Airport shooting: TSA worker killed, suspect in custody

  LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the Los Angeles International Airport, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding two other people.

   Tim Kauffman, a spokesman for the American Federation of Government Employees in Washington, confirmed Friday that a TSA officer was killed.

   He says the union's information comes from their local officials in Los Angeles.

   The attack frightened passengers and disrupted flights nationwide.

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   Police said suspect, who was apparently injured following an exchange of gunfire with officers, was in custody.

 

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