According to reports from airport officials, multiple people have been shot outside of Fort Lauderdale International Airport. As of now, reports indicate that there are 9 victims. Three are dead from the shooting. According to NBC News officials the shooting took place in the lower level of the baggage claim area, in Terminal 2, at around 1 p.m.
At 1 p.m. an active shooter call was placed and shortly after it was reported they had the suspect in custody. From all reports, there was only a single gunman. Heavy Police presence is still on the scene and incoming planes and passengers have been diverted for their safety.
The airport sees massive amounts of people come and go from there. It is the 21st busiest airport in the United States. It’s unclear if they suspect another gunman but they’re taking all precautions necessary.
We will have more information as it is presented.