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Florida Airport Shooting: Suspect On Loose, Two Others Arrested

Thursday, 16 May 2013 09:00 AM

By Newsmax Wires

A teen suspect was wounded in a shooting involving the police at Jacksonville International Airport in Florida, officials said. He was one of two arrested on Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities were still searching for at least one other suspect.

Officials say officers were investigating of a prior auto theft Wednesday afternoon when they tracked a suspect to the airport parking garage, The Associated Press reported.

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The Florida Times-Union reports that an officer fired at several assailants in a vehicle there. A 17-year-old who was shot in the ankle and a 27-year-old were arrested.

Parts of the parking garage and rental car area were cordoned off, but aircraft departures and landings weren't affected, Jacksonville Aviation Authority officials said.

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