Ft. Lauderdale Shooting
Ft. Lauderdale – Preliminary reports are coming in of a mass shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale airport. An estimated 9 people have been shot and at least 3 people killed.
At this time the suspect has either been killed or taken into custody.
The shooting took place in the baggage claim area where no security screening takes place prior to entry.
On Friday afternoon Fort Lauderdale police reported a shooting inside the Fort Lauderdale Airport in Florida. Four people have been reportedly killed and another 9 wounded in the incident. According to authorities, the shooting took place in baggage claim at terminal 2 and the suspect is in custody.
ormer White House Press Secretary, Ari Fleischer, tweeted that he is at the Ft. Lauderdale airport, saying, “Shots have been fired and everyone is running.”
Minutes later he posted, “The police said there is one shooter and five victims.”
Then again, he reported, “All seems calm now, but the police aren’t letting anyone out of the airport – at least not the area where I am.”