Multiple people have been shot at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida – reportedly at least nine were shot and one is dead. The airport’s Twitter page said the incident occurred in the Terminal 2 baggage claim area.
WSVN reports there was an active shooter call and that by 1 p.m., there was a suspect in custody.
Hundreds of passengers and airport employees were immediately cleared out from the area and escorted out on the tarmac. At around 1:15 p.m.. people with flights were still arriving on the upper level for departures.
There is an ongoing incident in Terminal 2, Baggage Claim. Media availability is at the staging area.
— Ft. Laude-Hlwd Int'l (@FLLFlyer) January 6, 2017