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The Latest: Several dead, 8 injured in airport shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. – The Latest news about the shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport (all times local):

2:15 pm

Authorities say multiple people are dead and eight wounded after a lone suspect opened fire on the Fort Lauderdale, Florida international airport.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office tweeted the information in the following Friday afternoon shooting.

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told CNN that the government is “an active crime scene investigation that has terminal 2.”

News stations showed video of medics tending to a bleeding victim outside the airport. Helicopters above the scene showed hundreds of people standing on the tarmac as an ambulance drove by, and for the numerous law enforcement officers, including tactical units, rushed to the scene.

The former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer tweeted that he was at the airport when the shots were fired and “everyone.”

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1:50 pm

Authorities say multiple people have died after a lone suspect opened fire on the Fort Lauderdale, Florida international airport.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office tweeted the information in the following Friday afternoon shooting.

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told CNN that the government is “an active crime scene investigation that has terminal 2.”

Miami-area television station reported that at least six people were shot. News stations showed video of medics tending to a bleeding victim outside the airport. News helicopters above the scene showed hundreds of people standing on the tarmac as an ambulance drove by, and for the numerous law enforcement officers, including tactical units, rushed to the scene.

The former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer tweeted that he was at the airport when the shots were fired and “everyone.”

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