LAX Traffic Jam, Freeway Closures Following Airport Shooting

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A police officer diverts traffic trying to enter the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday Nov. 1, 2013. Shots were fired Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, prompting authorities to evacuate a terminal and stop flights headed for the city from taking off from other airports. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) | Instagram/cplxbeauty

Due to a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport Friday morning, all exits to LAX from the 105 and 405 freeways are closed, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Motorists are advised to avoid all streets and freeways near the airport, as they are extremely congested. Century Boulevard is closed from Sepulveda to Aviation. The Metro Green Line service is not affected. For live traffic updates, check CHP's Twitter.

Here's a map of real-traffic as of 11:30am, courtesy of traffix service INRIX: The traffic proved to be a nightmare for reporters trying to get to LAX. In order to get to the airport, they had to walk.: Some photos of the traffic jam:

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