Police investigating reports of shooting at LA Airport


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Los Angeles International Airport. [Photo/flightsnation.com]

Los Angeles airport police said on Twitter late on Sunday (August 28) they were investigating unconfirmed reports of shots being fired at Los Angeles International airport, with officials closing the arrival and departures areas of the central terminal.

The police said in a second tweet they were searching the airport and that all precautions were being taken to ensure the public’s safety. “Remain calm,” the post on Twitter said.

The airport said on Twitter that the departure and arrival levels of the Central Terminal Area were closed and advised passengers to contact airlines to check the status of any flights.

Los Angeles airport police later said that the reports of gunfire have proven to be “loud noises only”.

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