Multiple Fatalities in Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport

iStock/Thinkstock(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- Multiple people are dead from a shooting at the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport in Florida Friday, the Broward County Sheriff said.

A suspect is in custody, a senior federal official said, and at least nine people were injured in the shooting Friday.

The airport said the incident occurred in the baggage claim area of the airport's Terminal 2, which was evacuated.

The Federal Aviation Administration said there was minimal impact to flights at the airport at this time. No flights were diverted to other airports, the FAA said.

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