Social media posts from Los Angeles International Airport are describing shots fired and police rushing to the scene, while footage shows people apparently being evacuated.
Multiple calls are coming in for terminals 1, 5, and 7. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) says there are people possibly barricaded in bathrooms in terminal 6, Culvercity311 reported on Twitter.
The LAPD has not confirmed the shooting, but says there are multiple callers, according to Culvercity 311.
A report from LA County Scanner’s Twitter account said the shooting is taking place at terminal 8.
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#LAPD. LAX shooting! Active shooter!!! Moving his way around the terminal.
— LA Co Scanner (@LACoScan) August 29, 2016
What is happening at #LAX? My sister says shots heard, people hiding. Police running and yelling to take cover.
— Kevin Hall (@airfrezno) August 29, 2016
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