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The US Attorney says the death penalty could be sought against the accused Los Angeles Airport shooter.
A man accused of the shootings at Los Angeles International Airport has been charged, according to the US Attorney.
23-year-old Paul Anthony Ciancia faces charges of murder of a federal officer and committing violence at the airport.
The Los Angeles International Airport terminal where a gunman opened fire on Friday morning, shooting dead an unarmed federal agent and wounding others, has now reopened, LAX Airport confirmed in a tweet.
The Los Angeles International Airport terminal where a gunman opened fire on Friday morning, killing an unarmed federal airport security agent and wounding others, remained closed to airplane traffic the day after the shooting as authorities probed the motive behind the attack.
Authorities have identified the suspected shooter as Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, and they said he was shot and wounded by police in an exchange of gunfire at the airport's busy Terminal 3.
The investigation into the attack will probe the shooting itself as well as the gunman's background and motivation, Special Agent David Bowdich of the FBI said on Friday. "Our goal is to do a true scrub on the individual to find out what was the tipping point for this person," he said.
Los Angeles Police Department chief Charlie Beck has tweeted a picture of the black armbands that will be worn by officers until murdered airport security agent Gerardo Hernandez is buried.
Mr Hernandez was shot by a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday.
A man killed by a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport yesterday has been identified as 39-year-old Gerardo Hernandez, the US Transportation Security Administration confirmed.
The gunman has also been named as Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, also wounded two others before being shot by police officers and taken into custody. He is said to be in a critical condition.
Airport officials also confirmed that Terminal 3 will remain closed.
A police officer said the shooting suspect, 23-year-old Paul Ciancia, was carrying a hand-written note which said he said he wanted to kill Transportation Safety Administration workers.
The official told the Associated press the note said he "wanted to kill TSA and pigs."
President Barack Obama said he is "concerned" about the shooting at Los Angeles airport, although he declined to comment on the details of the incident.
"We're concerned about it, but I'll let law enforcement folks talk about it directly," Obama told reporters in the Oval Office, Washington.
Law enforcement officials have identified the LA airport shooting suspect as 23-year-old Paul Ciancia, the Associated Press has reported.