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Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident
Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident

The Los Angeles Fire Department has trained hundreds of captains to oversee rescue teams during mass shootings as part of an ambitious effort prompted by a gunman's rampage last year at LAX, according to a report that will be presented Tuesday to fire commissioners. The "after-action" report critiqued the department's response to the Nov. 1 shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport, where a man wielding a high-powered rifle sprayed a terminal with gunfire and mortally wounded a federal security officer. The report said five others were wounded or injured during the incident, which sparked panic and chaos at one of the nations' busiest airports. ...

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