Reports have come in that a shooting attack at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida has left five people dead and at least eight more injured. The Times of Israel reports on this developing story:
A lone shooter opened fire at the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, international airport Friday, killing five people and injuring eight before he was taken into custody, authorities said.
The airport suspended operations as law enforcement authorities rushed to the scene and emergency medical workers treated at least one bleeding victim on the tarmac.
The Broward County Sheriff’s Office cited multiple deaths on its Twitter account, and Gov. Rick Scott’s office also confirmed the shooting, but said authorities hadn’t confirmed the number of fatalities, injuries or the motive. Scott was headed to the airport for a briefing by law enforcement.
We will update you with further information on this breaking story. Please keep the loved ones of this attack's victims in your prayers, while also asking the Lord to protect and heal those who were wounded.