Many Shot, 3 dead in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport Shooting

Many Shot, 3 dead in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport Shooting
Not fewer than nine people have been shot and one person has been killed in a Friday shooting at the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Hollywood police confirm to PEOPLE.

The suspect is in custody, police say.

The shooting took place in Terminal 2 in the baggage claim area, outside the TSA checkpoint, police say.

People have been corralled onto the tarmac and paramedics are on the scene, police say.

Ari Fleischer, Former White House Press Secretary for President George W. Bush, was at the airport. He tweeted, “I’m at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport. Shots have been fired. Everyone is running.”

He added a few minutes later, “The police said there is one shooter and five victims.”

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