Broward County sheriff reports 5 dead and at least 8 injured after a lone gunman opened fire in the baggage handling area of the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood airport.
UPDATE 2:55 pm EST with eyewitness account
UPDATE 3:11 pm EST: Broward Sheriff update on active search for second shooter:
UPDATE 3:18 pm EST:
NBC News confirms name of suspect in Ft Laud-Hlwd Int'l Airport shooting: Esteban Santiago 26 years old, had military ID & handgun
— Jesse Rodriguez (@JesseRodriguez) January 6, 2017
Update 3:50 pm EST:
Update 4PM EST: Alleged Picture of the shooter:
Update 4:50 PM EST:
CNN reports FLL airport shooter was in "some sort of altercation" on flight with other passengers, then after landing went and retrieved gun
— Jon Passantino (@passantino) January 6, 2017
Update: 5 ppl dead; 8 injured were taken to an area hospital.
— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) January 6, 2017
The shooter is in custody, condition and description presently not known. Bush II administration press secretary Ari Fleischer happened to be in the airport and live tweeted the shooting:
Update from redditor on the scene:
I am on my way to Fort Lauderdale International Airport to be briefed by law enforcement.
— Rick Scott (@FLGovScott) January 6, 2017
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