1 detained after disturbance causes panic at LAX

LOS ANGELES -- One person was taken into custody after a disturbance at Los Angeles International Airport caused a brief panic among some travelers, officials say.

The person who was detained did not have a weapon and no flights were delayed, according to airport officials.

But during the incident, some people reported the man was jogging through the terminal and shouting about someone else having a gun.



Some travelers sought to hide or shelter in place during the incident until it was cleared up and police had the man in custody.

Some travelers sheltered in place after a false report of a man with a gun caused a brief panic at LAX.

Some travelers sheltered in place after a false report of a man with a gun caused a brief panic at LAX.

Pablo Iniguez



Airport police tweeted: "#LAXPD officers responded to a trespassing call at Terminal 6. One subject is in custody and no weapon was found."



One person was hurt in the incident.
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