Broward County

1 released, 3 remain in hospital after airport shooting

Scene at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Friday where a gunman killed and wounded multiple people.
Scene at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Friday where a gunman killed and wounded multiple people. dsantiago@elnuevoherald.com

One person injured in last week’s mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was released from the hospital Wednesday, and three people remain at Broward Health Medical Center.

One is in critical condition, another in serious condition and a third in good condition. Two of the three were wounded by gunfire, according to the hospital. Six people were hospitalized after Friday’s shooting at the airport, which left five people dead.

No names were released. In the aftermath of the shooting, for which Alaskan resident Esteban Santiago has been charged, there has been little information released on the victims. Santiago had served in Iraq with the Puerto Rico Army National Guard.

None of the five who died or the dozens injured have been officially identified by authorities. Four people who died have been identified through media reports.

On Tuesday, Broward Sheriff Scott Israel suspended 21-year BSO deputy Michael Dingman, 46, in connection with the release of an airport surveillance video to website TMZ.com. BSO is investigating who leaked the video, which showed Santiago pulling out his gun and firing.

David J. Neal: 305-376-3559, @DavidJNeal

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