November 28, 2021

Accidental Discharge Causes Fears Of An Active Shooter At Atlanta Airport

Vacationers at Hartfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta had been seen mendacity on the bottom over fears there was an energetic shooter Saturday.

Footage posted to Twitter exhibits folks mendacity on the bottom as safety yells, “Get down!”

Twitter account @ATLairport tweeted at 1:57 p.m. that there was not an energetic shooter. As an alternative, it was reportedly an unintentional discharge.

“There is not an active shooter,” the tweet learn. “There was an accidental discharge at the Airport.” 

It continued, “There is no danger to passengers or employees. An investigation is ongoing, more information will be published on this channel.”

In line with an up to date tweet, a weapon was discharged on the screening space round 1:30 p.m.

The Atlanta Police Division is on the scene, and an investigation is ongoing.

Different footage circulating on the social media platform confirmed folks standing outdoors the airport with their baggage. They’re ready to be let again inside. 

That is nonetheless a breaking story.