INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.- The horror in Ft. Lauderdale is being felt in central Indiana. Dozens of flights were delayed, and several others cancelled as the year’s first mass shooting played out in Florida. Several passengers who spoke with us say the inconvenience of being delayed or moved on to another flight is nothing compared to what the families of those who were killed are dealing with.
“Right when we were about to board, we heard there was a shooting in Ft. Lauderdale, so it was a little concerning,” said Jane Justice, whose flight to Ft Lauderdale was cancelled, forcing her and other flyers to wait or make other plans.
“Our police force, the airport police, there is a greater presence by them,” said Bill Stinson, spokesman for the Indianapolis International Airport, “and I think that gives people comfort.”
As airports across the nation stepped up security, former Indiana TSA director and current Indiana Homeland Security