Another son gone mad  has  created sorrow on earth as "Multiple people" have been shot dead by a lone gunman at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florid. The airport said there was an "ongoing incident" at the baggage claim area in Terminal 2.

Another son gone mad  has  created sorrow on earth as "Multiple people" have been shot dead by a lone gunman at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florid. The airport said there was an "ongoing incident" at the baggage claim area in Terminal 2.

Another son gone mad  has  created sorrow on earth as "Multiple people" have been shot dead by a lone gunman at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florid. The airport said there was an "ongoing incident" at the baggage claim area in Terminal 2.

There were five people dead and one person in custody, Broward Sheriff's office said in a tweet.Hundreds of people were standing on the tarmac as dozens of police cars and ambulances rushed to the scene. Eight people have been injured and were taken to local hospitals, Sheriff Scott Israel said on Twitter.

Police received a call just before 1300 local time (1800 GMT) about shots fired at Terminal Drive. Gene Messina told CNN he'd arrived at the airport as people were being evacuated from the terminal.

"I got off the plane and I saw people running and screaming," he said. "At first I was in shock but when I saw TSA agents running, I booked."  Investigators are looking into the gunman's motive, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told CNN.

The gunman, who appeared to be in his 20s, did not speak and was shot by police as he attempted to reload, John Schlicher said. He added that his mother-in-law administered first aid to someone who had been shot in the head.A Miami TV station tweeted footage claiming to be filmed from inside the baggage terminal.The video shows several injured people laying on the floor, as witnesses shout for medical help.

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