UPDATE: Ft Lauderdale airport shooter checked in weapon

January 06, 2017

The Associated Press (AP) reports that the Fort Lauderdale airport shooter was a passenger on a Canadian flight.

The agency reports that he checked in the gun in a bag, and loaded it in the bathroom after landing. 

AP also reports that contrary to earlier statements, the gunman was not injured. 

He is currently being questioned by officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Broward County Sheriff's Department.

Reports of a second shooting incident at Fort Lauderdale airport were unfounded.