Get unlimited digital access to baltimoresun.com. $0.99 for 4 weeks.

Topics

Patrick Fitzgerald
Prosecutors to seek death of suspected gunman who 'terrorized' LA airport in deadly rampage

The man charged in a deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport will face the death penalty for intentionally targeting federal employees and terrorizing passengers and airport workers, federal prosecutors said Friday. Prosecutors have not called the killing of a transportation security officer and wounding of three other people an act of terrorism, but their six-page filing in U.S. District Court said Paul Ciancia intended to terrorize federal workers to keep them from protecting airports and he succeeded in terrifying passengers. "Ciancia acted with the intent that his crimes would strike fear in the hearts of Transportation Security Administration employees,"...

Loading