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Los Angeles Airport Gunfire Reported

11/01/2013 01:04 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 10:52 EST
Police and paramedics have surrounded Los Angeles International Airport after gunshots were heard, and a gunman with a high-powered rifle has reportedly been shot.

The gunman was secured by law enforcement personnel around 9:30 a.m. local time, according to CBS2′s Mike Case.

Terminal 3 was evacuated and cordoned off, and arrival and departure roads to the airport, in addition to Century Boulevard, were closed.

Passenger Robert Perez told CBS2 that Transportation Security Administration agents came through the terminal and yelled that a man had a gun.

“I heard popping and everybody dropped to the ground,” Perez said.

Aerial shots from Sky2 showed buses were transporting passengers who had disembarked from planes onto the runway area.
 

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