Transcript: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck’s remarks at the 4 p.m. press briefing on the fatal shooting in LAX

I cannot overstate the competence and the heroism of the LAWA police – the two LAWA police officers that initially responded to this incident. Chief [Patrick] Gannon is being modest as he always is. But people in this airport lives were saves – many people in this airport lives – were saved because the actions of those individuals.

The Los Angeles police department and the unified command has used bomb technicians and dogs to clear the adjoining parking structures. We are confident that those areas are safe.

Force Investigation Division, the entity of the Los Angeles police department that investigates officer-involved shootings in the city of Los Angeles, with work to investigate this officer-involved shooting with the LAWA police force. After the shooting is investigated, it will be reviewed by my Inspector General and then will be given to Pat Gannon and his commission for adjudication.

But we have absolute confidence that people were saved because of the actions of LAWA police officers and the city can be proud of it.

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