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Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Multiple people shot dead by Florida gunman

05:48 Sat Jan 07, 2017


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Report by: BBC News

“Multiple people” have been shot dead by a lone gunman at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida, say officials.

The airport said there was an “ongoing incident” at the baggage claim area in Terminal 2.

There were five people dead and one person in custody, Broward Sheriff’s office said in a tweet.

Hundreds of people were standing on the tarmac as dozens of police cars and ambulances rushed to the scene.

Eight people have been injured and were taken to local hospitals, Sheriff Scott Israel said on Twitter.



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