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Suspected gunman in LAX shooting charged with murder

  • ALTERNATE HORIZONTAL CROP - This June, 2013 photo released by the Hernandez family Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, shows Transportation Security Administration officer Gerardo Hernandez. Hernandez, 39, was shot to death and several others wounded by a gunman who went on a shooting rampage in Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport Friday. (AP Photo/Courtesy Hernandez Family)The Associated Press

  • Departing passengers with their luggage arrive on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Los Angeles International Airport. A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding two other people in an attack that frightened passengers and disrupted flights nationwide. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)The Associated Press

  • Passenger Tasi Lua, 25, right, of Hawaii, talks on the phone in Terminal 3 on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Los Angeles International Airport. A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding two other people. Lua spent the night Friday at the airport. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)The Associated Press

  • Passenger Tasi Lua, 25, of Hawaii, rests in Terminal 3 on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Los Angeles International Airport. A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding two other people. Lua spent the night Friday at the airport. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)The Associated Press

  • Transportation Security Administration employees help passengers getting back their luggage at Los Angeles International Airport's Terminal 3 on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding two other people in an attack that frightened passengers and disrupted flights nationwide. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)The Associated Press

Federal prosecutors have filed murder charges against the suspected gunman in the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.

U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. said Saturday that the murder charge applied to the death of TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez, who died in Friday's shooting at LAX's Terminal 3.

Authorities arrested 23-year-old Paul Ciancia in the attack, which also wounded five others, including two other TSA officers.

Ciancia was also charged with commission of violence at an international airport. He could face the death penalty.