2 People Detained at Los Angeles Airport After Reports of Armed Individual: Officials-US News | The Epoch Times

Two people were detained at the Los Angeles International Airport after airport officers responded to reports of an individual with a firearm on Thursday evening. In a statement, LAX said a security incident was reported at about 7:30 p.m., which prompted the self-evacuation of some 300 passengers from Terminal 1 onto the airfield. Flights were temporarily grounded, before the airport fully reopened by 9:12 p.m. Police said that by 7:50 p.m. there was no threat or active shooter at the airport, according to a statement from LAX. No shots were fired and no weapon was recovered, the airport added. Two people sustained minor to moderate injuries during the self-evacuation, and were treated by the Los Angeles Fire Department, the airport said. Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department told KTLA 5 that a 40-year-old man was injured, but didn’t require medical treatment in hospital, while another person, whose age …

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