Fort Lauderdale Shooting: Gunman Opens Fire at Airport, Killing ‘Multiple People’

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(TIML NEWS)A shooter opened fire Friday afternoon at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, leaving “multiple people dead” and injuring several others, the Broward County sheriff said. A gunman was in custody.

The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport, located about 25 miles north of Miami, tweeted the incident occurred at a baggage claim inside Terminal 2.

In the aftermath of the chaos, cameras outside the airport showed firefighters and other emergency personnel, plus large groups of passengers, standing on a tarmac. The Federal Aviation Administration did not immediately order an official ground stop at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, but officials were not letting anyone inside.

Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer tweeted that he was at the airport at the time of the shooting and “everyone is running.” He later tweeted that “all seems calm.”

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