07:30 (GMT+4) The shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida resulted in a total of 45 people injured, the Broward County Sheriff's Office has announced, Sputnik reported.
The incident occurred near Terminal 2 of the airport on Friday morning. It was earlier reported that a gunman killed five and wounded 13 people.
"This is a fluid situation. 5 dead. 8 initially injured. 37 others injured after incident. All injured taken to BHMC & Memorial Regional," the sheriff’s office said on its official Twitter page.
00:50 (GMT+4) 13 people are reportedly injured. Five individuals have died, according to the sheriff's department in Fort Lauderdale, Sputnik reported.
23:55 (GMT+4) Authorities say five people were killed and eight were wounded after a lone suspect opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, international airport, AP reported.
The Broward County Sheriff's Office tweeted the information following Friday afternoon's shooting.
Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told CNN that authorities "have an active crime scene investigation involving terminal 2."
News stations showed video of medics taking care of a bleeding victim outside the airport. Helicopters hovering over the scene showed hundreds of people standing on the tarmac as an ambulance drove by and numerous law enforcement officers, including tactical units, rushed to the scene.
Former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer tweeted that he was at the airport when shots were fired and "everyone is running."
22:46 (GMT+4) Police are on the scene of a mass shooting at the Florida airport where nine people are reportedly injured. Three individuals have died, Sputnik reported.
The suspect is in custody and police have said there was only one shooter. The situation has been locked down by police and uninjured would-be flyers are currently being evacuated.
Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer is on the scene. Fleischer tweeted that "all seems calm now," but about 15 minutes earlier said that "everyone is running."
It remains unknown if the one of the casualties was the gunman.
22:21 (GMT+4) Police are on the scene of a mass shooting at the Florida airport where anywhere between five and nine people are reportedly injured, Sputnik reported.
The suspect is in custody and police have said there was only one shooter.