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Shots Fired on American Airlines Flight

DECEMBER 7, 2005 - Posted at 1:52 p.m. CST

 

MIAMI (AP) - According to broadcast reports, shots have been fired on board an American Airlines flight that had landed at Miami International Airport.

The reports say at least one person was wounded.  The plane had just arrived from Columbia.

Television images from the scene show armed officers taking up positions around the plane.

CNN quotes an official as saying a federal air marshall fired a gun after a passenger did something that was considered threatening, and that the passenger was wounded.

MSNBC says the shooting took place on the jet bridge, between the plane and the terminal.

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