In a Shooting Multiple people dead at Florida Airport

florida airport attack
Written by Anshu Jha

Shooting at Florida Airport

Florida Airport: A lone shooter opened fire at the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, international airport on Friday. Multiple people were been killed till the time he was taken into custody. The airport suspended operations as law enforcement authorities rushed to the scene and emergency medical workers treated at least one bleeding victim on the tarmac.

florida airport attack

florida airport attack

On its Twitter account, The Broward County Sheriff’s Office cited multiple deaths. Govt. Ricks Scott’s office also confirmed the news of an attack on the airport but said authorities hadn’t confirmed the number of fatalities, injuries or the motive. Scott was headed to the airport for a briefing by law enforcement.

As per the Miami area Tv Station, at least 6 were shot.

Shooting at Florida Airport

In a statement Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said that a lone shooter was responsible for the attack. He also mentioned that now the shooter has been taken into custody.

“We have an active crime scene investigation involving terminal 2,” she said.

Jillian Saunders, from Palm Beach, Florida, told The Associated Press in direct Twitter messages that she was watching the activity from the tarmac, In a plane scheduled to fly to Los Angeles.

She said, “Everything you see on the news is happening outside my window, I am luckily on the plane and they said we are right now the safest people at the airport.”

Florida airport attack

Airport officials said on the airport’s website that it was suspending flights. Earlier in the day, the Federal Aviation Administration regulated the pace of flights because of heavy volume after morning fog. According to tracking service FlightAware, about 60 flights to and from Fort Lauderdale were delayed and fewer than a dozen canceled before the shooting.

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Anshu Jha

I am a student, Writer, Actor, Anchor and a Voice over artist.

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