The FBI, and local Florida law enforcement authorities say they have a person in custody who fired several gunshots in the baggage claim area of the Ft Lauderdale airport today killing 5 people and wounding 8 others. Police have identified the shooter as Esteban Santiago-Ruiz, 26. Authorities say Santiago-Ruiz arrived at the airport on a flight from Canada this afternoon. Authorities say his firearm was in his checked bag. Once he retrieved the bag he opened fire striking several people. More on this breaking story from our CBS Affiliate in Miami, Florida.
The shooter was taken into custody and is being questioned.