Flight operations normal at DCA, IAD despite shooting at LAX

November 1, 2013

Police and paramedics surrounded a terminal Friday at Los Angeles International Airport because of a reported shooting.

Witness Brian Keech said he heard “about a dozen gunshots” from inside the security gate at Terminal 3. The incident happened about 9:30 a.m.

The shooting at Los Angeles International Airport has not had an impact on flights into and out of Reagan National and Washington Dulles, airport spokeswoman Kimberly Gibbs said. Officials at the Federal Aviation Administration said flights bound for LAX are currently being held at their departure airports.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Lori Aratani writes about how people live, work and play in the D.C. region for The Post’s Transportation and Development team.
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