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Nine people have been shot and at least three are dead after a shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, local law enforcement and federal officials told NBC News.
The shooter is in custody, and the motive is unknown at this time, law enforcement officials said. The airport tweeted that the incident took place at the Terminal 2 baggage claim area.
Hundreds of passengers could be seen gathering and evacuating via the airport's tarmac.
Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer — who was at the airport at the time — tweeted about the shooting.
Edited by Tullioz, 07 January 2017 - 2:45 AM .