BREAKING: 5 Dead, 8 Injured In Shooting At Fort Lauderdale Airport

A shooter is currently in custody.

By Eric Shorey

Not many details are known quite yet, but a shooting in the Fort Lauderdale airport has killed at least 5 people and injured at least 8 according to MSNBC.

CNBC adds that the shooter is currently in custody but a motive is not known. Hundreds of passengers and employees are evacuating from the airport at the moment this post is being written.

Florida Rick Scott is currently en route to the airport and is being briefed by police on security measures.

"You're trying to understand, is this a one-off guy? Regardless of motive, is he alone, or is there something else?" said law enforcement expert Jim Cavanaugh of the present situation. "We hate to think that way, but that's the requirement for police commanders — to think that way."

The scene is still considered active.

[Photo: Wikimedia Commons]

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