There is no danger to the public following a police-involved shooting at the Miami International Airport, Miami-Dade Police confirmed Thursday as evacuees flooded the airport ahead of Hurricane Irma.
The shooting was the result of a "security incident" and involved a single suspect, officials said.
Security incident involving a single suspect & @MiamiDadePD has occurred at MIA. Situation under control. Terminal J is temporarily closed.— Miami Int'l Airport (@iflymia) September 8, 2017
The airport temporarily closed a terminal after the incident.
The shooting comes as thousands are scrambling to leave Miami before destructive Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida.