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Autopsy: LAX rampage victim shot 12 times

By AnneClaire Stapleton, CNN
updated 10:14 AM EST, Sat November 23, 2013
Transportation Security Administration Officer Gerardo Hernandez, 39, was killed in a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, November 1. Paul Ciancia, 23, armed with what police say was an assault rifle and carrying materials expressing anti-government sentiment, opened fire at LAX Terminal 3, killing Hernandez before being chased down. Ciancia has been charged with the murder of a federal officer and commission of violence at an international airport. Transportation Security Administration Officer Gerardo Hernandez, 39, was killed in a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, November 1. Paul Ciancia, 23, armed with what police say was an assault rifle and carrying materials expressing anti-government sentiment, opened fire at LAX Terminal 3, killing Hernandez before being chased down. Ciancia has been charged with the murder of a federal officer and commission of violence at an international airport.
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez was shot 12 times
  • He was killed during a shooting at LAX
  • Suspect Paul Ciancia is in custody

(CNN) -- The autopsy report of a TSA officer killed in a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport this month revealed he was shot 12 times.

The gunshot wounds that Transportation Security Administration officer Gerardo Hernandez suffered were consistent with a high-powered rifle, according to the autopsy report, released to CNN by the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner.

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A gunman stormed a terminal at the airport on November 1, killing Hernandez and injuring several others.

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Officers shot suspect Paul Ciancia multiple times during the assault.

He was hospitalized briefly, but is out and in the custody of U.S. marshals.

Ciancia has been charged with the murder of a federal officer and commission of violence at an international airport.

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