Multiple people killed in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

January 6, 2017 2:12 pm
Multiple people were killed in a shooting Friday at the Fort Lauderdale airport, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter.


The gunman is in custody and was a lone shooter, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told CNN on Friday.


“We have no evidence at this time that he was acting with anyone else. He is currently in custody and we’re investigating,” Sharief said. Investigators are looking into the suspect’s motive, she said.


At least nine people were injured in a shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport on Friday, a US official familiar with the incident said. The shooter is in custody, according to the official.Parts of the airport were apparently evacuated.


Airport officials said on Twitter that there is an “ongoing incident” in the baggage claim area of Terminal 2.


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Source: CNN