Shooting at LAX Affecting Several Flights Out of Phoenix

A terminal at Sky Harbor.
A terminal at Sky Harbor.
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A shooting at the Los Angeles International Airport has really messed up some flight plans at Sky Harbor in Phoenix.

A TSA officer was shot and killed in an LAX terminal, and others were injured, which has resulted in 15 flights being canceled or delayed here in Phoenix.

See also:
-Shooting at LAX Closes Terminal 3

Airport officials recommend you check the flight status with the airline before heading to the airport hoping to catch a ride to L.A.

Some flights that were already on their way ended up getting diverted to other airports.

Some unlucky travelers from Phoenix got a round-trip flight back to Phoenix.

Southwest flight 8606.
Southwest flight 8606.

LAX has a spokesman operating a Twitter account, and you can click here to see those updates.

UPDATE 2:29 p.m.: Sky Harbor officials now say some flights to LAX are departing.

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