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JFK Terminal 8 evacuated, flight operations cancelled, active shooter?

JFK New York International Airport: Shots fired in Terminal 8, false alarm?

Aug 15, 2016

Shots fired at JFK, or not? JFK is the gateway to the United States. Is there an active shooter terrorizing international airline passengers at New York's largest airport?

Ten-thousands of tourists and business travelers from all over the world are flying in and flying out of JFK airport every day. The New York Police Department NYPD is now saying they are investigating 'multiple callers' of shots fired at JFK airport terminal 8. So far no real shots had been confirmed.

Air Berlin, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Eagle, Finnair, LATAM, Malev,Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian Airlines, TAM, US Airways are operating from Terminal 8.

Terminal 8 of New York City’s JFK Airport is being evacuated after an unknown shooter reportedly opened fire in the area. Police with automatic weapon caused a panic.

All of this is happening, but no shots were every confirmed. The evacuation and sweep is however ongoing.

All flights into and out of New York are on hold. The terminal is being evacuated.

Unconfirmed reports say Terminal 1 is also in the process of being evacuated.

The shots were heard at 9:30 p.m. local time by a lady passenger, who notified authorities. Police responded immediately and in massive numbers, and are currently looking for a suspect that may not be a real situation after all.

Witnesses posted images on social media that show a crowd rushing to evacuate.

Police said that all flights in and out of JFK have been canceled.Flights were being diverted to Buffalo in the wake of the incident.

JFK New York International Airport: Shots fired in Terminal 8, false alarm?

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