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BREAKING: More shots reported fired, at least 5 victims so far in shooting at Ft. Lauderdale airport

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UPDATE: Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said in a press conference that there is no known second shooter.  However SWAT teams have been and will continue to clear the airport.

Earlier:
More shots have been reported fired at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport. This comes from a source that’s live on the ground as reported by Fox News. The incident was widely believed to have been over.

Florida Senator Bill Nelson has identified the suspect as Esteban Santiago. Nelson said that Santiago was carrying a military ID. This has not been confirmed.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that multiple people are dead and several wounded in a shooting that took place around 1:00 p.m. at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport. The suspect is confirmed to be in custody.

The total number of wounded in the shooting is being reported to be between nine and twelve people. That number may change.

Reports are conflicting about exactly where the shooting took place – whether it was inside the baggage claim area or right outside.

Earlier:
Former US Press Secretary Ari Fleischer is tweeting live from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and stating that there are five victims in a shooting that just took place. It’s not known if they are wounded or deceased.

The shooting took place in the baggage claim area, according to Fox News. Multiple media outlets are reporting that the suspected shooter is in custody.

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