Paul Anthony Ciancia: LAX Shooter Identified As Anti-Government 23-Year-Old
Paul Anthony Ciancia has been identified as the man who opened fire inside Los Angeles International Airport on Friday.
Ciancia is a 23 year old Los Angeles man who reportedly holds strong anti-government views.
Police said Paul Anthony Ciancia walked into the airport at 9:20 am and pulled an assault rifle from a bag, opening fire. At least six people were injured in the attack before police were able to confront Ciancia and shoot him. Reports also said a TSA agent was killed in the attack.
A law enforcement officials told reporters that CIancia was wearing fatigues and was found with a hand-written note that said he “wanted to kill TSA and pigs.”
The Los Angeles Police Department posted a message to its Facebook page about the LAX shooting.
“Today at 9:30 am a single shooter in LAX around terminal 3 area started shooting. Multiple victims were injuried. LAX PD engaged the suspect. Suspect was taken into custody. For precautionary reasons terminal 3 and surrounding areas will be swept.”
Tory Belleci of the Discovery Channel show Mythbusters was waiting to board a plane to Philadelphia when the shooting took place, and described a chaotic scene..
“I was in Terminal 3 when we heard the shots,” he told HuffPost. “At first it didn’t register. Then, everybody started panicking and running. We ran toward the terminal, but the gate was locked. We were trapped. It felt like an eternity.
“We heard the shots coming from the elevator. One person near me said the shooting happened in the common area.
“Finally, security opened the door and we ran out on the tarmac. And people were just running everywhere. It was crazy. People were looking for something solid to hide behind, something a bullet wouldn’t pass through.
Reports said LAX shooting suspect Paul Anthony Ciancia is a New Jersey native, but it’s unclear how long he has lived in Los Angeles for
CBS News-40 minutes ago
(CBS) LOS ANGELES - U.S. law enforcement officials confirm that Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, is the suspected gunman in Friday's shooting at Los Angeles ...
What is going on at LAX??
4 dry ice bombs discovered in employee only area of the airport weeks ago.
Early reports said that the shooter was a current or former TSA agent
Did anyone else look at this guy's name? CIA N CIA
"Anti-government, lone wolf, quiet loner, hermit bomb manufacturer, al-Qaeda, taliban, boogie-man, uncle sam, it's all a scam. We've seen this movie before, it ends the same. "Let us not believe any conspiracy theories", "fool me once, shame on you, uh.......we wont get fooled again." "I'm just a dorkfish swimming underneath the ocean". "Can you say 'Bush crime family'? Very good boy's and girls. Now let's all get naked for unkle bommar.
This I believe
Agreed - it looks like just another gov. set-up. What big pharma SRI drugs was this guy on?
At the press conference, the LAPD chief said they (Feds and local police) had a drill for the very exact same scenario 2 weeks earlier and that their response was flawless as a result.
Ohh Georgie, we miss you but your legacy lives on X.x
Why On Earth Would Anyone Want To "Kill TSA Agents And What He Called Pigs"?