Orlando officer shot in hostage situation still in critical condition

Orlando police give update on officer shot in hostage situation. (Orlando Police Department)

During a news conference Orlando Police, and hospital surgeons confirmed that the officer shot in a hostage situation is still in critical condition.

The IC surgeon for ORMC said that Officer Valencia has a long road ahead of him, but is recovering after emergency surgery.

Officer Kevin Valencia was shot while responding to a domestic situation involving Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr. and his girlfriend.

After shooting at responding officers, Lindsey barricaded himself inside his apartment with a gun, and held four children hostage for over 21 hours.

Police confirmed in a news conference on Tuesday that all four children were shot and killed by Lindsey, who took his own life.

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