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Obama briefed on shooting at LAX

Police and paramedics surrounded a terminal on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport because of a reported shooting.
Police and paramedics surrounded a terminal on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport because of a reported shooting.
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Updated: 11/01/2013 1:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has been briefed on the reported shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.

The White House says the Los Angeles Police Department is leading the response and investigation into the shooting, and administration officials are in touch with federal and local partners.

The White House says it is urging people to listen to authorities and follow directions from first responders on site.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey called the shooting a multi-patient incident.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
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