False alarm at LAX
Authorities report that shots fired at the LAX was a false alarm. They suggest that there were merely loud noises which led to the chaos.
"Report of shooting at LAX proven to be LOUD NOISES only. No shots fired; no injuries. Investigation continues to locate source,"Andy Neiman, Commanding Officer of LAPD Media Relations said in a tweet.
Police searched the airport following unconfirmed reports of a shooting at the facility. "All precautions being taken to ensure safety of public. Remain calm. Thank you for your cooperation," tweeted Los Angeles Airport Police Department.
The Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop at the airport due to a security situation, according to the regulatory body's website. The ground stop lasted only 20 minutes and was lifted 1:00 a.m. EDT
Los Angeles airport police confirm reports of shots fired in the facility were a false alarm. https://t.co/vTmVRn2Ve1— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 29, 2016