Lone suspect in L.A. airport shooting used assault rifle: police

November 1, 2013

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The suspect in the Los Angeles International Airport shooting appears to have acted alone and was using an assault rifle, police said on Friday.

"An individual came into Terminal 3 of this airport, pulled an assault rifle out of a bag and began to open fire in the terminal," Patrick Gannon, chief of the Los Angeles Airport Police said at a press conference.

(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb and Dana Feldman; Writing by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)