U.S. Marshalls Shoot Airline Passenger Making Threat
Shots were fired on board an American Airlines flight that is parked at Miami International Airport, possibly leaving one man dead, officials said. Police, SWAT teams and federal agents responded to the scene.
It couldn't immediately be confirmed if anyone was hurt or who fired the shots on American Airlines Flight 924. But Herald news partner WFOR-CBS4, citing anonymous federal sources, reported that a U.S. air Marshal shot and killed a man acting aggressively either within the airplane's cabin or on a jetway connecting the plane to the terminal.
Sources told WFOR that the incident didn't appear to have been terrorism related.
According to this report, the passenger had been ''acting aggressively'' on the plane and ''had words'' with two federal air Marshals on board. The man reportedly reached for his bag and said something about an explosive or bomb when he was shot....