People seen lying on the ground scrambling for cover after shots reported fired in Georgia airport

Hundreds run for cover and and terminal is emptied at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport after ‘active shooter’ opens fire

Shots were reported fired at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia on Saturday.

Videos posted to social media showed ensuing panic after what was reported to be a shooting.

‘Get down,’ someone is heard forcefully shouting as others are seen scrambling for cover on the ground.

Someone tweeted they had boarded a plane and then had to ‘close the doors’ due to an ‘alleged active shooter in the terminal.’  

‘Delta is managing this as professional as always. We are hearing sirens but can’t verify anything. Will keep you up tp [sic] date. Pray!’ wrote Dianne Callahan. 

The Atlanta Airport is considered the busiest in the world. 

This is a developing story, please check back for updates. 


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