(Los Angeles, CA) -- A passenger at Los Angeles International Airport says it was sheer chaos during a shooting there.
Tommy Lagos says he didn't see anyone actually injured, he just saw a bunch of people running towards him. At least one shooter is reportedly shot and in custody. At least three others have been injured, and traffic is at a standstill at the airport.
Southwest Airlines is advising all travelers to check their website due to shooting at LAX. Airline spokesperson Brad Hawkins expects things to get back to normal pretty soon.
Hawkins says all the information they're getting is that flights into and out of LAX will be re-starting in the near future. The airport put a groundstop on all flights when at least one gunman reportedly opened fire with a high-powered rifle in Terminal 3.
A woman who escaped the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport is walking around with only one boot on.
Audrey Henry said it was a mad dash to get away. Police say one suspect is in custody in the incident and a bomb squad is sweeping the area. At least two people were injured. There's a massive police and emergency crew presence at Los Angeles Airport and roads approaching the airport are packed.
Witness Nick Pugh says he ran to the nearest exit after he heard shots fired.
Witnesses to this morning's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport are describing a scene of panic and chaos when a gunman opened fire with an assault rifle inside Terminal 3. This woman and her family were waiting in line at the Frontier Airlines counter.
She described hearing as many as 21 shots being fired as people ducked for cover. Another witness said he heard angry yelling coming from the shooter's direction. The gunman and several other people were wounded in the shooting. Authorities say a lone gunman is in custody.
A woman on her way to Oklahoma says her family ran from the area as soon as the shooting stopped.
This man says he was about 50 feet away when the gunman started shooting.