Orlando officer shot in hostage situation still in critical condition
ORLANDO, Fla. (CBS12) —
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.