Another airport attack. Brussels, Turkey….
UPDATE: MORE SHOOTING in Fort Lauderdale garage, people ordered down, “no sudden movements,” “stay still,” shots heard.
UPDATE: Eyewitness John Schlicher said the gunmen shot people in the head and continued to shoot them after they were motionless on the ground.
UPDATE: 5 people have died in this shooting at
I was just there. As many as three dead at Ft. Lauderdale Int’l Airport, U.S. law enforcement official tells CBS News; shooter is in custody.
A gunman is in custody after a deadly shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport.
Sources tell NBC Miami that nine people have been shot and three people have died.
An airport spokesman said that the center of the incident was in the baggage claim area of Terminal 2. It does not appear that the shooter breached the TSA-secured area of the airport.
Video from the airport Friday afternoon showed hundreds of passengers corralled together on the tarmac with emergency vehicles parked outside the terminal with lights flashing. (DM)
Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting Live Updates: Victims, Lockdown Reported In Florida
“I’m at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport. Shots have been fired. Everyone is running,” Fleischer tweeted Friday afternoon. He later followed up, tweeting, “The police said there is one shooter and five victims.”
NY Post: A gunman opened fire inside the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Friday afternoon, killing at least one person and injuring eight others, according to reports.
The shooter was taken into custody, law enforcement sources told NBC News. One of the victims was shot in the head, according to a Sun Sentinel reporterThe airport tweeted about 1:15 p.m. that there is “an ongoing incident in Terminal 2, Baggage Claim.”
Twitter users reported being returned to planes amid the chaos.
“Shots have been fired. Everyone is running,” ex-White House press secretary Ari Fleischer tweeted.
Another user tweeted out a grisly image that appeared to show a man bleeding on the sidewalk outside the terminal.