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LAX Shooting Suspect's Family Expresses Sympathy for Victims

Express shock over incident through lawyer

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PENNSVILLE, N.J. — Relatives of the gunman charged in last week's Los Angeles airport shooting expressed sympathy to the family of the security officer who was killed.

An attorney for the family of Paul Ciancia said Monday that his relatives also expressed hope for the recovery of the other victims and regret for the disruption caused travelers.

The family's lawyer, John Jordan, is also the municipal judge in Pennsville, a working-class town across the river from Wilmington, Del., where Ciancia grew up. Jordan wouldn't take questions after reading a brief statement outside the town's municipal building.