One killed in Los Angeles Airport shooting

One person died and seven people were wounded, one critically, during a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, officials say.

Security Administration said a number of employees were injured.

The suspect-named by the FBI as 23 year old LA resident Anthony Ciancia, was wounded by police and detained.

Hundreds of flights nationwide were affected by the incident.

The suspect came into the airport at 9:20 local time. He pulled an assault rifle out of a bag and began to open fire in the terminal. He continued shooting.

Mr ¬†Ciancia’s family in New Jersey told the police on Friday they had received a text message from their son saying he planned suicide.

President Barack Obama expressed concern about the shooting, but said he would leave law enforcement to talk about it.


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