LAX Shooting Suspect Now In 'Fair Condition'
The man suspected in a deadly shooting rampage at LAX has been upgraded from critical to fair condition at a local hospital, 11 days after he allegedly opened fire.Officials at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center announced his upgraded condition on Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, has been charged with the murder of a federal officer and the commission of violence at an airport. If convicted, he could face the death penalty or life in prison without parole.
TSA agent Gerardo Hernandez was killed and three other people -- two of them TSA officers -- were wounded in the Nov. 1 attack at Terminal 3.
Ciancia's upgraded condition coincides with Hernandez's memorial at the L.A. Memorial Sports Arena, where hundreds of law enforcement officers and public officials gathered to honor the fallen TSA agent.
Authorities say Ciancia targeted TSA workers in the attack, citing his signed note that said he wanted to kill TSA agents and "instill fear in their traitorous minds."