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Security footage shows moment Fort Lauderdale airport shooter opens fire

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WARNING: Viewer Discretion is Advised. TMZ has obtained security footage, which may be part of the FBI investigation, of the alleged Fort Lauderdale airport shooter starting to open fire on passengers. It's unknown how TMZ obtained the security footage – Jan 8, 2017

TMZ has released video footage that the website says shows the initial seconds of the deadly airport shooting in Florida last week.

The 20-second recording posted onto TMZ’s website shows a man walking through the baggage claim area at the Fort Lauderdale airport. The man then pulls a handgun from his waistband, starts firing and runs.

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TMZ does not say where it obtained the video, although it appears to be from a surveillance camera.

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READ MORE: Death penalty sought for Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect

Esteban Santiago is facing federal charges in the aftermath of the shooting that killed five people, injured six and left thousands of travellers stranded and terrified.

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Santiago could face the death penalty if convicted of the charges he faces.

The 26-year-old Santiago is an Iraq war veteran. He was born in New Jersey and grew up in Puerto Rico.

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