Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer is live tweeting from Florida’s Fort Lauderdale International Airport, where a gunman killed at least five people before police captured him Friday.
I’m at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport. Shots have been fired. Everyone is running.— Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) January 6, 2017
Police say the shooter opened fire at about 1 p.m. in the baggage claim, of a terminal used by Delta and Air Canada, according to The Washington Post.
Fleischer says the police have secured the area and no flights are taking off.
All seems calm now, but the police aren’t letting anyone out of the airport - at least not the area where I am.— Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) January 6, 2017
Fleischer was press secretary from January 2001 to July 2003 for President George W. Bush.