Gunfire at Fort Lauderdale Airport Leaves Multiple Dead, Wounded

Multiple people are dead and more wounded after a gunman opened fire in the baggage claim area of Terminal 2 at Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood International Airport Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. The gunman was taken into custody.

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People take cover outside Terminal 2 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport after a shooting took place near the baggage claim on Jan. 6, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Officials are reporting that five people were killed and 6 wounded in an attack from a single gunman.
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Courtesy Mark Lea
A man identified as the gunman by witness Mark Lea is seen detained by law enforcement officials inside the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Jan. 6, 2016. Esteban Santiago, 26, was taken into custody after a shooting spree at a baggage claims area in Terminal 2 killed five and injured many others.
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Courtesy Mark Lea
Photos provided by witness Mark Lea shows the aftermath of a mass shooting that happened inside the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Jan. 6, 2016. Law enforcement officials are seen examining evidence while a handgun is seen left behind, right. Five people were killed and many others injured Friday morning when 26-year-old Esteban Santiago opened fire at a baggage claim area in Terminal 2 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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The aftermath of a mass shooting that killed five people and wounded many other are seen in a photo taken by a witness on Jan. 6, 2016. Esteban Santiago, 26, was detained by authorities after a gunman opened fire at people collecting their belongings at a baggage claim in Terminal 2 of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport.
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People take cover outside Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after a shooter opened fire inside a terminal of the airport, killing several people and wounding others before being taken into custody.
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People run on the tarmac at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after a shooter opened fire inside a terminal of the airport.
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People walk towards police with their arms raised outside of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport after a shooting took place near the baggage claim on Jan. 6, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Officials are reporting that five people wear killed and eight wounded in an attack from a single gunman.
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First responders secure the area outside of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport after a shooting took place near the baggage claim on Jan. 6, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Officials are reporting that five people were killed and eight wounded in an attack from a single gunman.
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Courtesy Mark Lea
Photos provided by witness Mark Lea show the aftermath of a mass shooting that happened inside the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Jan. 6, 2016. Five people were killed and many others injured Friday morning when 26-year-old Esteban Santiago opened fire at a baggage claim area in Terminal 2 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Law enforcement personnel shield civilians outside a garage area at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after a shooter opened fire inside a terminal of the airport, killing several people and wounding others before being taken into custody.
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Law enforcement personnel are shown outside a garage area at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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People leave a garage area with their hands up in the air outside Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, after a shooter opened fire inside a terminal of the airport, killing several people and wounding others before being taken into custody, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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People stand on the tarmac at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after a shooter opened fire inside a terminal of the airport, killing several people and wounding others before being taken into custody, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Broward County Sheriff's Dept.
A photo posted by the official Broward County Sheriff's department shows the local sheriff at microphones making updating the media about a gunman at the Fort Lauderdale airport.
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Paul Flowers
An Instagram user, Paul Flowers, posted this photo tagged at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport with the caption: "If one of the girls hadn't needed a last minute shower, they would have been in the airport at the time of the shooting."
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Law enforcement personnel arrive in an armored car outside Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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People stand on the tarmac at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after a shooter opened fire inside a terminal of the airport, killing several people and wounding others before being taken into custody, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Police officers stand on the perimeter road along the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after a shooter opened fire inside a terminal of the airport, killing several people and wounding others before being taken into custody, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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People gather outside at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after reports of shots fired.
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Law enforcement officials at the Fort Lauderdale Airport.
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People stand on the tarmac at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after a shooter opened fire inside the terminal, killing several people and wounding others before being taken into custody, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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