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06th Jan 2017

Multiple people killed following shootings at Fort Lauderdale airport

The gunman has been detained.

Paul Moore

Authorities say that multiple people have died and at least nine people have been injured after a lone suspect opened fire at the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, international airport.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office tweeted the information and the gunman has since been detained.

The incident is said to be have taken place in Terminal 2, in baggage claim.

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told CNN that “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” they said.

Former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer tweeted that he was at the airport when shots were fired and “everyone is running.”