Watch: Breaking! Horrific Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport Results in Multiple Fatalities

Watch: Breaking! Horrific Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport Results in Multiple Fatalities

Police say the gunman has been taken into custody.

Published January 6, 2017

  1. On Thursday, a gunman opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport injuring at least 12 and killing multiple people

    The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport tweeted the shooting took place at a baggage claim inside Terminal 2, reported NBC News. 

    In the immediate aftermath of the shooting, people were reportedly running in the airport. Once officials could contain passengers, they were held on the tarmac while the search for the gunman occurred. The Federal Aviation Administration did not immediately order an official ground stop at the airport; however, officials were not letting anyone inside.

  2. Police say they have a gunman in custody as details of the shooting continue to emerge

    It was first reported that only one person was killed in the shooting, but five people have been reported dead, according to Time

    Police believe the shooter acted alone. 

  3. Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer tweeted that he was at the airport during the shooting

    Check back for more details as the story continues to develop.

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: NBC TV Local10 via AP Photo)

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