Judge Says Accused Florida Airport Shooter Is Mentally Sound for Trial

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MIAMI (Reuters) - An Iraq war veteran accused of killing five people in a shooting at a Florida airport this year appears mentally fit to stand trial despite psychiatric health issues, a federal judge said on Wednesday.


The Latest: Police say airport shooter was ex-employee

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Paco Balderrama says the suspected shooter was found dead inside a pickup truck on Tuesday from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. They believe he watched airport employees come and go before shooting and killing 52-year-old Michael Winchester, a Southwest Airlines employee.


Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Shooter on CCTV

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CCTV has revealed the moment a man opened fire at Fort Lauderdale airport on Friday. Suspect Esteban Santiago, 26, is appearing in court charged with killing five people and injuring six others.


Alleged Airport Shooter Lied About Charges on Job Form

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Santiago was charged in a domestic violence case in January 2016 when his girlfriend said he broke through a bathroom door and at struck her in the head at their small Anchorage home. He agreed to take part in a deferred sentence program, which included completing a 12-week anger management course. If all requirements were completed by March 2017, the state would dismiss the charges, but he hasn't completed the requirements.


NTSB Blames Jammed Part for Accident at Michigan Airport

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The Willow Run Airport, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) west of Detroit and used mostly for charters and private planes, added a 1,000-foot (300-meter) runoff area during work from 2006 to 2009. The NTSB said the safety feature, which it recommended and the Federal Aviation Administration promoted at many airports, probably prevented a worse outcome for the incident on March 8, 2017.