Now its five people killed and at least nine people shot after a shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport, according to reports in the Terminal 2 baggage claim area. The shooter is in custody. Esteban Santiago-Ruiz, 26, from New Jersey, has been identified as the gunman who opened fire at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, according to Senator Bill Nelson of Florida. Reports reveal a photo of the suspect being taken in custody is here:
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Esteban Santiago sure looks Muslim to me. Fort Lauderdale pic.twitter.com/nAOw9yMjAm
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But then you have here:
Person handcuffed at Fort Lauderdale airport pic.twitter.com/9QAqTXUTSA
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Nelson told MSNBC that Santiago had a military ID and handgun with him when he shot up the baggage claim, killing several people and wounding more. Some footage emerges of the carnage:
BSO: at least 6 people shot at Ft Lauderdale Airport pic.twitter.com/hbeCJP41FW
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The Santiago reportedly ran out of ammo and then laid on the ground “spread eagle,” supposedly waiting for law enforcement to arrive, witnesses told CBS affiliate WPEC.
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TSA also reports there is another active shooter in the garage area.