Latest: Law enforcement sources have told The Times that the gunman was a TSA employee at LAX.
The gunman was killed by authorities after he opened fire at LAX's Terminal 3. He allegedly shot and killed a fellow TSA employee.
Mayor Eric Garcetti: If you have a flight this afternoon we're encouraging you to stay away from airport.
Garcetti says to stay away from airport to ease traffic, not because of security concerns.
Shooter used assault rifle, says Patrick Gannon, chief of airport police.
Shooter taken into custody in Terminal 3, Gannon says.
Police believe it was a single shooter.
Security sweeps through entire airport. 'We feel confident this particular incident was tied to Terminal 3 and Terminal 3 only.' - Patrick Gannon
The very best up-to-date flight information is through airport's Twitter feed: @LAX_official
'I think it's safe to say that every flight out of LAX today will be significantly delayed.'
LAFD has treated 7 patients