CRIME

Paul Ciancia Charged With Murder After LAX Shooting

This photo provided by the FBI shows Paul Ciancia, 23. Authorities say Ciancia pulled a semi-automatic rifle from a bag and s
This photo provided by the FBI shows Paul Ciancia, 23. Authorities say Ciancia pulled a semi-automatic rifle from a bag and shot his way past a security checkpoint at the airport, killing a security officer and wounding other people. Ciancia was injured in a shootout and taken into custody, police said. (AP Photo/FBI)

Paul Ciancia has been charged with murder following Friday's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. One TSA agent was killed and multiple others were left wounded.

AP story continues below:

U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. said Saturday that the murder charge applied to the death of TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez, who died in Friday's shooting at LAX's Terminal 3.

Authorities arrested 23-year-old Paul Ciancia in the attack, which also wounded five others, including two other TSA officers.

Ciancia was also charged with commission of violence at an international airport. He could face the death penalty.

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