There was apparently a second shooter, according to breaking reports. The first shooter is in custody. The second shooter is still on the loose as of this writing.
More as the situation is clarified …
First shooter is identified as having a Latino name:
[Breaking news alert 1:28 p.m. ET Friday]
At least nine people were injured in a shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport on Friday, a US official familiar with the incident said. The shooter is in custody, according to the official.
[Breaking news alert 1:24 p.m. ET Friday]
Parts of Fort Lauderdale airport were apparently evacuated on Friday after a security incident. Airport officials said on Twitter that there is an “ongoing incident” in the baggage claim area of Terminal 2. Multiple reports on social media — including tweets from former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer, indicated shots had been fired. Aerial footage from CNN affiliates showed large groups of people standing outside on the tarmac.
Liberal response is to pray that special prayer:
Lots of Muslims are breathing easier now that the first shooter lacks a Middle Eastern name.