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Suspect in LAX airport shooting pleads not guilty

Paul Ciancia, 23, is seen in this file photo. He is accused of opening fire at LAX Terminal 3, killing a TSA officer on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.

December 26, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A man charged with fatally shooting a TSA screener and wounding three other people at Los Angeles International Airport last month has pleaded not guilty.

Paul Anthony Ciancia entered his plea Thursday during a brief appearance before a federal magistrate at a Southern California detention center.

The 23-year-old Ciancia was indicted on first-degree murder and 10 other counts in the Nov. 1 shooting that killed Transportation Security Administration Officer Gerardo Hernandez.

Trial is set for Feb. 11 in Los Angeles federal court.

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