Seven people were injured and six were transported to local hospitals after the shooting.
A witness told MSNBC that the gunman calmly approached him, asked “TSA?” and kept walking when he shook his head “no.”
The AP reports that Ciancia was wearing fatigues and carrying a bag with a note that said he wanted “to kill TSA and pigs.”
Officials told NBC they believe Ciancia had anti-government views based on written materials he was carrying.
Ciancia is from New Jersey, according to the AP.
NBC New York reports that Ciancia sent a text message to his brother on Friday saying he was thinking about taking his life.
Multiple TSA agents were wounded in the shooting, and one died.
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