UNO swimming and diving team secure in Ft. Lauderdale airport

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- The University of Nebraska Omaha swimming and diving team is safe and secure inside the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport after a deadly shooting there on Friday.

UNO Vice Chancellor of Athletics Trev Alberts issued a statement on Friday afternoon confirming their safety.

"Members of the University of Nebraska Omaha Maverick Swimming and Diving Team are currently safe in a secure area at the Fort Lauderdale airport, following an incident involving a shooting earlier today. The team was returning from a winter break training trip. We are monitoring the situation and working to get the team back home safely to Omaha."

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