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Man survives Florida airport shooting thanks to his backpack and laptop

"The backpack saved my life," Steve Frappier said, speaking on CNN's "AC360." " dropped and the backpack was still on my back and I was turned in such a way where that at one point when the shooter shot toward my

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Five people dead, suspect in custody

Authorities say the gunman, who appeared to be acting alone, is in custody, CNN reports. According to the report, five people were killed in the airport shooting, while eight people were transported to a hospital. Gene Messina told CNN he'd arrived at the