Alleged LAX gunman Paul Ciancia's condition upgraded to fair

LAX Shooting

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This photo provided by the FBI shows Paul Ciancia, 23. Authorities say Ciancia pulled a semi-automatic rifle from a bag and shot his way past a security checkpoint at the airport, killing a security officer and wounding other people. Ciancia was injured in a shootout and taken into custody, police said.

Doctors have upgraded the condition of the alleged gunman in the deadly rampage at Los Angeles International Airport.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles announced Tuesday that its last patient from the Nov. 1 shooting has been upgraded from critical to fair.

Authorities sent 23-year-old Paul Ciancia there after police shot him four times to end the rampage at Terminal 3.

When reached by KPCC, the FBI declined comment on how the announcement would affect their investigation due to the investigation being ongoing. A court date has yet to be set for Ciancia's initial court appearance.

The announcement came on the same day that hundreds of people turned out for a public memorial service honoring Gerardo Hernandez, the first Transportation Security Administration officer killed in the line of duty.

Ciancia is charged with killing Hernandez and wounding three others, including two other TSA officers. Authorities say he targeted TSA employees.

The charges carry a potential death sentence.

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