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.
There is no word at this time if this was a terrorist attack or a shooting where multiple bystanders were shot.
I'm at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport. Shots have been fired. Everyone is running. — Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) January 6, 2017
Confirming multiple people are dead, and a number of people were transported to a hospital from @FLLFlyer. Upper level of airport open.
— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) January 6, 2017
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Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims.