FORT LAUDERDALE—A 26-year-old Iraq war veteran pleaded not guilty on Monday, Jan. 30, to federal charges accusing him of opening fire in the baggage claim area of a Florida airport this month in an attack that killed five people. Esteban Santiago, 26, wore shackles and a red jail jumpsuit at his arraignment hearing in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, near the airport where the Jan. 6 shooting occurred.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Police in Alaska took a handgun from the man accused of killing five people at Fort Lauderdale's airport on Friday, but they returned it to him last month after a medical evaluation found he was not mentally ill, authorities said on Saturday.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A gunman believed to be an Iraq war veteran opened fire at a baggage carousel at Fort Lauderdale's international airport on Friday, Jan. 6, killing five people before being taken into custody, officials and witnesses said. Five people died and eight were wounded, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told reporters at the airport, where air traffic was shut down.