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LAX suspect shot TSA officer, walked away, then returned to shoot him again
By Greg Botelho and Dan Simon, CNN
updated 9:01 PM EDT, Sat November 2, 2013

Los Angeles (CNN) -- The suspected Los Angeles International Airport gunman walked up to a security checkpoint, shot a TSA officer "at point-blank range," went up an escalator, then came back down to shoot his victim again, a federal prosecutor said Saturday.

That TSA officer, Gerardo Hernandez, died of his wounds.


If convicted, Ciancia would face life in prison without parole or the death penalty, according to the federal prosecutor. The U.S. attorney general would decide if a death sentence would be sought.

According to Birotte, the suspect walked up to a TSA checkpoint in Terminal 3 around 9:20 a.m., pulled a "Smith & Wesson .223-caliber M&P15 assault rifle out of his bag and filed multiple rounds" at the uniformed officer.



Really...a CNN editor was proofreading this article when a barking dog may or may not have done something distracting....

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