In a modern moment of fear/paranoia, people heard a loud noise at LAX and spread word all over social media that there was an "active shooter" running around the airport, but thankfully, there wasn't, and the noise was just "something loud" that is currently unexplained.
But as people read RUMORS all over social media that an active shooter was present, chaos, fear and panic erupted as folks ran from three different terminals to escape to safety:
Somewhere in all the chaos, a man dressed as Zorro and wielding a plastic sword, got arrested :
Before things got really crazy - a man in a Zorro costume with a plastic sword was arrested. pic.twitter.com/COdNEIb1pL— sam macon (@sayczars) August 29, 2016
Remember, use social media responsibly. Rumors help no one, but can hurt a lot.