Active Shooter Alarm Causes Travel Nightmare at LAX

An active-shooter false alarm brought chaos to Los Angeles International Airport Sunday night, temporarily putting a stop to travel and causing lines and delays to pile up into Monday morning.
1:54 | 08/29/16

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Transcript for Active Shooter Alarm Causes Travel Nightmare at LAX
We begin with that breaking news from Los Angeles it was a travel nightmare at LA act several terminals evacuated incoming flights were also stopped in traffic into that airport. A standstill all of this as a precaution we're told. After there were reports of gunfire it turns out. Those reports were false but the damage done. It was chaotic got it. The plane and her experience. Just moderate crowd turning towards these frantic scenes at the nation's second busiest airport. Passengers running in all directions many onto the tarmac at daily acts after reports of shots fired it BC's Matt Gutman was there as it unfolded. Pretty eerie sight TV at LAX and see the loop which is normally still packed with traffic completely empty lots of people scattering they closed down. A couple of terminals and see everywhere people having them both fit to try to get where they're going even out of this airport pretty chaotic here pretty scary here. The scare foresee FAA to call for a ground stop all flights west of the Mississippi held at their origin. Passengers in some terminals had to be re screened causing long lines. Finally flights resuming after about two hours. The reports of gunshots turned out to be falls instead spurred by loud noises police looking into the source. A man and a Zorro costume was detained it's still unclear if he was connected to the incident he talked to our station KBC. It is they say they're risking anything I did face played to me you know straits that patsy and it was well they fit. And within two premieres at big approached me it was over. The incident at LEX coming exactly two weeks after chaos erupted at New York's JFK airport. Reports of gunfire outside a security checkpoint there are sent people running in panic. The governor has ordered an investigation into the police response. And Sorrell costume only in Los Angeles with that needed norm.

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