KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

Suspected LAX Gunman Charged



Bookmark and Share

Federal prosecutors have filed a murder charge against the suspected gunman in the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.
    
U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. said Saturday that the murder charge applied to the death of TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez, who died in Friday's shooting at LAX's Terminal 3.
    
Authorities arrested 23-year-old Paul Ciancia in the attack, which also wounded five others, including two other TSA officers.
    
Ciancia was also charged with commission of violence at an international airport. He could face the death penalty.
    
The Transportation Security Administration will review its policy on officer safety in the wake of the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.
    
TSA Administrator John Pistole said Saturday that the agency's officers are "the first line of defense" in airport security. He said the agency would do everything possible to make sure Friday's tragedy was never repeated.
    
Pistole did not say if that meant arming officers.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

Downtown Businesses Boom Over Weekend  story with video

It's estimated over 40,000 people packed downtown Sioux Falls Saturday night, ...

Update: One Dead After Being Hit By Van In SF

One person is dead and two others are injured after a vehicle hit a tree at an ...

Autopsy Complete On Iowa Couple Found Dead

An autopsy has been completed on the elderly northwest Iowa couple found dead in ...

SF Man Wins Trip To FIFA World Cup In Rio  Jul. 13

Texas Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash  Jul. 13

Lance Armstrong Plans To Ride In RAGBRAI  Jul. 13

Aberdeen Native To Finish World Flight Monday  Jul. 13

SD Cabinet Heads To Meet With US Transport Board  Jul. 13

SD Senator Lobbies DC For Transportation Dollars  Jul. 13

Howie Says Secure Border Before Immigration Talk  Jul. 13

SD Board Tackles Old Quarantine, New PED Rules  Jul. 13

Car Vs Motorcycle Accident Injures 2  Jul. 13

19th Annual Hot Harley Nights  story with video  Jul. 13

Storm Victims Struggle With FEMA's Rejection  story with video  Jul. 12

Watertown Police: 2 Injured After Teen Fails To Stop At Sign  Jul. 12

SD Crops Progressing But Farmers Flood Losses Loom  Jul. 12

Black Hawk Native Helps Disable Roadside Bombs  Jul. 12

SD Gov. Asks SBA To Help June Storm Victims  Jul. 12

SDSU Named Innovation, Economic Prosperity University  Jul. 12

SD School Of Mines Hosting Neutrino Day  Jul. 12

KDLT News Archive
     

Autopsy Complete On Iowa Couple Found Dead

An autopsy has been completed on the elderly northwest ...

Update: One Dead After Being Hit By Van In SF

One person is dead and two others are injured after ...

Car Vs Motorcycle Accident Injures 2

Sioux Falls Police are investigating an early morning accident ...

19th Annual Hot Harley Nights  story with video  Jul. 13

Texas Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash  Jul. 13

SF Man Wins Trip To FIFA World Cup In Rio  Jul. 13

SD Senator Lobbies DC For Transportation Dollars  Jul. 13

Lance Armstrong Plans To Ride In RAGBRAI  Jul. 13

KDLT News Archive
     

Birds Battered In Grand Prairie Finale  story with video

SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Canaries came up short in their attempt to ...

Dillon Goes Wire-To-Wire At Westward Ho  story with video

SIOUX FALLS, S. D.   --  Ryan Dillon completed a ...

Nowak & Barrett To Matchplay Men's Final, Baumberger Takes Women's Title  story with video

RAPID CITY, S. D.   --  The men's ...

Big Days From Lind & Kirby-Jones Not Enough For Birds  story with video  Jul. 12

Dillon Still In Command At Westward Ho Pro Am  story with video  Jul. 12

Olympian Still Inspires As Snowfox Invite Wraps Up  story with video  Jul. 12

Wolters Winner Falls Short In Summer League Opener  story with video  Jul. 12

Mike Miller Leaving Memphis As Cleveland Rumors Swirl  story with video  Jul. 11

KDLT Sports Stories
     
Back To Top