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[LIVE FEED] Shots Fired at Ft. Lauderdale Airport, Multiple People Reported Dead

UPDATE 3: TSA confirms another shooting at the airport

UPDATE 2. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida said shooter is named Esteban Santiago according to a military ID found on him.

UPDATE 1: Fox News is reporting that shots are being fired in the garage. People have been instructed to get down.

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Multiple people were shot at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department confirmed Friday afternoon. According to NBC Miami, at least three people were killed and as many as nine people were shot between terminals 2 and 3. Around 200 people from the terminals ran outside onto the tarmac to escape the shooter and were going to be transferred to another location, but after an hour they were allowed back into the terminal.

One person is in custody, authorities said. There has been nothing reported yet on the shooter’s motivation.

Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer happened to be traveling from the airport, and tweeted out following:

https://twitter.com/Tom_Winter/status/817433706843566080

Here is live coverage of the airport shooting via Fox 10 Phoenix:

Fox News reported Friday afternoon that five people were confirmed dead.