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    LAX Airport Shooting: James Franco, Nick Jonas, Mythbusters Stars React From the Scene

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    Tragedy struck at Los Angeles International Airport today inside Terminal 3 when gunfire opened up, injuring multiple people.

    Reports are also saying that a suspect was shot by law enforcement shortly after gunfire opened, and was taken into police custody. A press conference was held at 11:30 a.m. which explained that there were numerous injuries, but did not go into full detail about the suspect or number of people hurt.

    In a strange twist, Mythbusters stars Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara were actually inside the terminal at the time of the shooting. Both took to Twitter to live-tweet the scary ordeal, and snapped photos of the scene as the entire event unfolded.

    "Something crazy is going down at LAX," Tory initially wrote. "People running everywhere. We just got evacuated."

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    "Shooters in #LAX That was f***ing terrifying!" he added. "We are being shuttled away from the terminal now. Eyewitness said the shooter had an assault rifle."

    He then shared that people were moved into a safe location, with people's nerves beginning to "settle" after what had transpired.

    Meanwhile, James Franco was sitting on a plane while the shooting took place. He snapped a photo on Instagram with the caption, "At #lax Some s**tbag shot up the place."

    Chris Harrison also reported from the scene, where he was gearing up to travel for work.

    "Incredible response by LAPD & airport authority," he tweeted. "This place was locked tight w precision quickly. God bless first responders!"

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    Other celebrities reacted to the terrible news on their respective Twitter accounts:

    Beth Behrs: "Just read about LAX. This is horrible. Praying everyone is ok."

    Sara Bareilles: "I'm horrified by the shooting at LAX. I feel so saddened by why so many people turn to violence. Only love can take the place of hate."

    Ian Somerhalder "Can we stop shooting each other!!!!!!????? Damint! 3 days ago shooting in my neighborhood now LAX? WTF???!!!"

    Kelly Osbourne "WTF!!! I really hope everyone at LAX is ok and the get that shooter fast!"

    Nick Jonas "Currently waiting on the plane in a remote parking area. I am safe. Praying for the victims of this shooting."

    Lisa Ling: "Shooting at LAX? guess I better turn my car around and am not flying for a while."

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