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Bradley Int’l officials monitoring security situation at Ft. Lauderdale airport

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WINDSOR LOCKS -- Officials at Bradley International Airport are monitoring the situation after a shooting at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport Friday afternoon.

“We are following the unfortunate events that have taken place at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport," said Kevin Dillon, Bradley's executive director. "Currently, there is no impact to operations at Bradley International Airport.  At Bradley International Airport we always maintain a heightened level of security, as the safety of our passengers, employees and vendors is of utmost importance to us. We don't comment on our security protocols. Passengers scheduled to fly to Fort Lauderdale this afternoon are advised to confirm their flight status with their airline.”

Jetblue passengers may rebook travel in or out of Ft. Lauderdale with no additional fee until Jan. 10.

Delta will rebook travel to or from Ft. Lauderdale or Miami until Jan. 10 as well.

Hartford Police Deputy Chief Brian Foley tweeted:

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) released a statement that said:

“My heart goes out to the victims of today’s shooting and their families, and my sincere gratitude to local law enforcement and airport officials for their quick response. Americans shouldn’t fear going to the airport, movie theater, church, or school. But our country is awash with guns, putting innocent lives at risk while Congress continues to do absolutely nothing to close glaring loopholes in our gun laws. As we continue to learn more about this shooting, it should serve as a stark reminder to members of Congress that their inaction is a choice that makes them complicit.”