Witness Say Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooter Was A White Man With A Handgun

The shooter behind the Ft. Lauderdale airport massacre that took the lives of five people has been described as a white man carrying a handgun, according to a witness at the scene.

TMZ spoke with Chenet Nerette who says he was in baggage claim at Terminal 2 when the shots rang out. Nerette says he ran for his life but not before catching a glimpse of the shooter who appeared to be a white man.

Chenet says the man took a knee right before he opened fire – seemingly to brace himself before the massacre. As for the gun, Chenet says it was NOT a big gun — he believes the shooter used a handgun.

After the shooting … Chenet pulled out his camera and shot footage of the aftermath. (See Below)