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Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Aiport, 1 in custody, 5 dead
Jan 6, 2017 - 3:34:00 PM

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MIAMI, FLORIDA — Just after 1pm on Friday, January 6th, U.S. media is reported that at least three people died after a shooting in the baggage claim area of Terminal 2 at  Fort Lauderdale International Airport.  Reports were that nine people were shot.

Authorities said someone opened fire around 1 p.m. Delta and Air Canada Flights were immediately affected by the incident. 1 person was in custody.

Federal Aviation Administration officials said the south side of the airport was operating but not the north side – where the incident happened.

3:30pm press conference: Five confirmed dead, and eight injured.

All services were suspended at all terminals of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Below is a 3:10pm FAA Travel Advisory:

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(Photo: Getty Images North America)



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