FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A 30-page report released by a Florida sheriff's office details how an Alaska man waited at the baggage carousel for several minutes last January before being paged by Delta Airlines to come to the service desk.
The airline was paging 27-year-old Esteban Santiago to pick up his gun after his flight arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Jan. 6. Minutes later, authorities say Santiago killed five people and wounded six others.
The SunSentinel reports the document is the Broward Sheriff's Office's final review of its actions following the mass shooting. Passengers from all terminals at the airport fled in a panic over erroneous reports of an additional airport shooter.
Santiago, of Anchorage, Alaska, has pleaded not guilty to a 22-count indictment. The Justice Department may seek the death penalty.