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updated: 11/3/2013 6:05 PM

Suburban native may need 2nd operation after LAX shooting

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A Lake Forest native injured during Friday's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport is in fair condition and likely will need an additional surgery, officials at the hospital where he's being treated said Sunday.

Brian Ludmer, 29 and a 2002 graduate of Lake Forest High School, was waiting for a flight to Boston for a family wedding Friday when he was shot twice in a leg by a man who opened fire inside a security checkpoint.

A spokeswoman at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles said Ludmer was in fair condition and likely would need another surgery after his first one on Friday. She said Ludmer was not available for comment.

Ludmer serves as the technical director at The Performing Arts Education Centers at Calabasas and Agoura high schools in suburban Los Angeles. Dan Stepenosky, superintendent of the Las Virgenes Unified School District in Calabasas, could not be reached for comment Sunday.

One Transportation Security Administration officer was killed in the attack and three others were wounded. Paul Ciancia, 24, an unemployed motorcycle mechanic, is charged in the shooting.

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