It’s happened again. 2016 is barely over and 2017 has yet to make an impact and yet here we are, discussing another mass shooting. That’s right, police in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida are currently investigating a report of shots fired. The various news outlets in the area are claiming up to three dead (some put it at only one) with several others injured. There are also indications, true or not, that the gunman has been captured alive.
Social media has been giving the public updates, with Tweets and posts like these providing insight into the situation evolving and the information available:
Here’s The Story
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) January 6, 2017
A Former White House Staff Member Is On The Scene
I'm at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport. Shots have been fired. Everyone is running.
— Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) January 6, 2017
CNN Has The Latest
Even The General Public Are Offering Their Insights
My sister works at the airport in #Florida where a gunman has shot multiple ppl. My sister is in lockdown but the police have the gunman.
— Paul O'Brien (@PaulObrienUSA) January 6, 2017
There Still Is Confusion Over The Number Of Dead And Injured
— NBC 6 South Florida (@nbc6) January 6, 2017
The entire situation is still under investigation. We’re sending out prayers to the victims and their families. Check your local news for more coverage.