Travelers from all terminals at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport fled in a frenzy over mistaken reports of an extra shooter, as per a 30-page report discharged by the Broward Sheriff’s Office.
Subsequent to recovering his firearm, Esteban Santiago went into a washroom and turned out shooting.
The report, acquired by the Sun Sentinel daily paper, point by point the radio issues that law authorization authorities persevered through and the general devastation that came as 2,000 authorities hurried to the airplane terminal.
There were erroneous reports of gunfire even after Esteban Santiago was captured.
“The words ‘shots discharged’ spread all through the air terminal and activated anarchy as a huge number of voyagers, aircraft and airplane terminal representatives started to escape from the concourses, entryways, baggage carousel zones, curbside stacking zones and parking structures of every one of the four terminals,” as indicated by the report acquired by the Sun Sentinel.
The report offered a progression of proposals, including a recommendation that officers reacting to the scene ought to go to “organizing territories” that are very much marked.
The 27-year-old Santiago moved to Anchorage from his local Puerto Rico, where he was in the National Guard.