With time on their hands, they took to Twitter to update fans.
? "At #lax Some (expletive) shot up the place." ? James Franco, who included a self-portrait in an airplane window seat. His publicist confirmed the actor was a passenger on a flight that landed Friday morning after the shooting occurred.
? "Currently waiting on the plane in a remote parking area. I am safe. Praying for the victims of this shooting." ? Nick Jonas, who posted moments earlier that the flight he arrived on was set to deplane at the terminal where the shooting occurred.
? "Im thankful to be safe and heading home. My heart goes to the victims. Makes you think about the important people in your life." ? "Dancing With the Stars" pro Lacey Schwimmer, who spent the day at the airport after tweeting earlier that her flight landed just as the shooting happened.
? "Heard gun shots then everyone starting running for the door. Not sure if anyone was hurt. #LAX" ? "Mythbusters" host Tory Belleci posted Friday morning, followed by a series of tweets and photos updating the situation at the airport throughout the afternoon.
? "Almost 4 hrs since the shooting. Still here. 2000+ people. They're handing out waters & snacks. #LAXShooting" ? Belleci. Discovery confirmed in a statement that he and Grant Imahara were at terminal 3 on route to Delaware when the shooting occurred.
? "Incredible response by LAPD & airport authority. This place was locked tight w precision quickly. God bless first responders!" ? "The Bachelor" host Chris Harrison, who later tweeted that his flight made it out before the airport was closed.
? "Otw to lax and I hear there was a shooting at the terminal I'm going to. No Dallas for me this weekend, hope everyone is ok. I hate u LAX" ? "Glee" star Mark Salling.