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Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooting

Update: The shooter at the Fort Lauderdale airport has been identified. Broward Commisioner Chip LaMarca reports that Esteban Santiago opened fire in baggage claim.
Five people are dead and eight are injured after a shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Florida airport. According to CNBC 9 people were shot by a single gunman who opened fire at baggage claim.

CNBC reports:

The shooter is in custody, and the motive is unknown at this time, law enforcement officials said. The airport tweeted that the incident took place at the Terminal 2 baggage claim area.

Hundreds of passengers and airport workers could be seen gathering and evacuating via the tarmac.

Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer — who was at the airport at the time — tweeted about the shooting.

This story is still developing…


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