LAX Shooting Suspect to Be Arraigned Thursday
LOS ANGELES (CN) - Suspected LAX shooter Paul Anthony Ciancia will be arraigned on a charge of first-degree murder and 10 other counts on the day after Christmas.
Ciancia, 23, is charged with murdering Gerardo Hernandez at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1. Hernandez was working as a Transportation Security Administration officer at LAX.
Ciancia also is charged with the attempted murders of TSA Officers Tony Grigsby and James Speer, who were wounded.
He also is charged with shooting and wounding Brian Ludmer, a civilian.
The 11-count indictment supersedes the criminal complaint filed soon after the shootings.
Three of the charges are punishable by death or life in prison: first-degree murder, violence at an international airport resulting in death, and using a firearm to
murder and cause death, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.