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5 are dead and 8 are hospitalized after gunshots broke out at Fort Lauderdale airport on Friday, according to CNN.
Authorities say the lone suspect is in custody.
A witness to the tragedy, Gene Messina, described the incident saying “I got off the plane and I saw people running and screaming,” he said. “At first I was in shock but when I saw TSA agents running, I booked.”
Parts of the airport were evacuated, leaving large groups of people stranded on the tarmac.
Investigators have not determined the gunman’s motive, according to Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief.
Confirming multiple people are dead, and a number of people were transported to a hospital from @FLLFlyer. Upper level of airport open.