Fort Lauderdale airport shooter revealed; chaos over reports of more gunfire, TSA issues ‘shelter in place’

UPDATE: According to officials the suspect checked gun in baggage and used it after landing in Fort Lauderdale on a Canadian flight.

A witness to the Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting that killed at least five reported hearing more gunfire as he spoke with Fox News’ Shepard Smith live on air Friday.

The TSA issued a warning of an active shooter situation ongoing after giving an all clear earlier, confirming witness reports that a second shooting occurred.

[wpvideo l0AaUiCn]

“It was very surreal,” witness John Schlicher told Fox News. “He did not say a word.”

As he described the incident Schlicher said more gunfire began and they were told to get on the floor and stay.

The shooter was identified as Esteban Santiago and he was carrying military ID, according to Sen. Bill Nelson.

The following is very tough content to watch. It is off the inside of the baggage claim area after the attack:


It is unclear if there is an active shooter situation still in process. This story is still developing.

Wake up right! Receive our free morning news blast HERE


Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!

Success! Thank you for donating. Please share BPR content to help combat the lies.
Carmine Sabia


We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.


Scroll down for non-member comments or join our insider conversations by becoming a member. We'd love to have you!

Latest Articles