Terrorist Attack at Fort Lauderdale Airport
Multiple fatalities confirmed in a shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida.
“Multiple people” were dead, Broward County Sheriff’s Office told the media. At least three deaths were confirmed to WTVJ by federal agents.
There were five victims and one shooter, former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer – who is at the airport – reported on Twitter, citing police.
The shooter is reportedly in police custody.
Fire and rescue services scanner referred to “3 red, 5 black, 1 yellow,” which is triage terminology for the critically injured, dead and injured but stable, respectively. RT is trying to confirm these reports.
By 1:32pm, emergency services were reporting a total of eleven victims, “4 red, 2 yellow, 5 black.”
Broward County authorities said the shooting began outside the terminal, continued inside at the baggage claim.
Shots fired at FLL airport. Guy is bleeding profusely. Supposedly others are shot on the lower level at Delta Term 2. pic.twitter.com/UcL73Y8yGx
— Maxwill Solutions (@MxWllSolutions) January 6, 2017
On going situation at Fort Lauderdale Airport where people are injured after an active shooter opened fire. ⚠ pic.twitter.com/8QNJQyuimF
— Flight Alerts ⚠ (@FlightAlerts777) January 6, 2017
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