AirTalk for November 1, 2013

BREAKING: Shooting at LAX

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A Transportation Security Administration officer was killed after a gunman armed with a high-powered rifle opened fire at the Los Angeles International Airport this morning around 10 AM. Several others are reported to be wounded. 

Flights have been grounded and traffic is stopped in and around LAX.

LAPD officials confirmed around 10:30 that the suspect was in custody, there is no known motive for the shooting. 

Click here for more of KPCC's coverage of the LAX shooting

Guests:
Ben Bergman, KPCC reporter

Brian Watt, KPCC reporter

Mark Duell, Vice President of Operations, Flight Aware

Corey Moore, KPCC reporter

Velva Roland, Eyewitness

Todd Freedman, Eyewitness

Erroll Southers, Adjunct Professor of Homeland Security and Public Policy Associate Director, Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), University of Southern California

Glenn Winn, Aviation Security Consultant with 35 years experience in Airline Security; Instructor, University of Southern California

Brian Michael Jenkins, Terrorism Expert and Senior Advisor to the President of the Rand Corporation


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