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Accused Fort Lauderdale -Hollywood Airport shooter Esteban Santiago indicted

Posted at 3:06 PM, Jan 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-26 15:07:53-05

A federal grand jury has indicted the man accused of a deadly attack at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

The panel returned a 22-count indictment against Esteban Santiago Ruiz.

On January 6, Santiago is accused of killing 5 people and injuring 6 more in a shooting spree at the baggage area in Terminal 2.

Santiago faces eleven counts of performing an act of violence against a person at an airport serving international civil aviation that caused death or serious bodily injury, six counts of use and discharge of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence and five counts of causing the death of a person through the use of a firearm.

His arraignment is set for Monday, January 30, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.