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U.S. Attorney General To Speak At Memorial Service Honoring TSA Officer Gunned Down At LAX


United States Attorney General Eric Holder is among the officials expected to speak at a memorial service to honor the Transportation Security Administration officer who was gunned down at Los Angeles International Airport. The tribute to Gerardo Hernandez is being held this morning at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Rand Beers is also scheduled to attend. Hernandez is the first TSA officer killed in the line of duty. Authorities say a gunman with a rifle and a rant against the TSA pulled the gun out of a bag and shot the 39-year-old father of two on November 1st. Two other TSA officers and a teacher were wounded before airport police wounded the gunman. Paul Ciancia remains hospitalized and has been charged with crimes that could get him the death penalty.

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