ORLANDO, Fla. — The Central Florida community and members of the law enforcement are sending well-wishes to an Orlando police officer shot in the line of duty.
Officer Kevin Valencia was responding to a domestic violence call at 11:45 p.m. Sunday at the Westbrook Apartment complex when he was shot.
The officer underwent surgery at Orlando Regional Medical Center and is expected to survive although his injuries are serious, according to Orlando police Chief John Mina.
People woke up Monday to news of the shooting and began offering words of encouragement and support.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to our brothers and sisters with @OrlandoPolice. One of their officers was shot overnight during a domestic disturbance. We are thankful to hear from @ChiefJohnMina the officer is expected to survive. #WeAreSCSO
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