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Weekend Reads The Latest: Police say gunman killed 4 child hostages

09:58  12 june  2018
09:58  12 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

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You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience. The Latest : Police say gunman killed 4 child (AP) — A man who police say shot an officer before barricading himself in a Florida apartment killed the four children he had been holding hostage

(AP) — A man who police say shot an officer before barricading himself in a Florida apartment killed the four children he had been holding hostage before One officer was able to return fire, the police chief said . Valencia is in his late 20s and has been with the police department since 2016, Mina said .

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ORLANDO, Fla. - The Latest on officer shooting and hostage situation with children in Orlando (all times local):

12:30 a.m.

Orlando authorities say the man who shot a police officer has killed four children he was holding hostage Monday. The children were believed to be ages 1, 6, 10 and 11.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that the gunman also killed himself.

Orlando police Chief John Mina said at a press conference just before midnight that the suspect has been identified as 35-year-old Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr.

Authorities say the convicted felon was out on probation when he shot and wounded Officer Kevin Valencia on Sunday. Valencia was responding to a domestic violence call when he was shot. He is recovering after surgery and is expected to live.

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Orlando, Florida authorities say man shot an officer before barricading himself in an apartment. He killed the four children he had been holding hostage and

Four children were fatally shot by a gunman who then apparently turned the gun on himself, ending a 24-hour standoff with police who who were responding to

Authorities say two of the children are believed to be Lindsey's while the others are believed to be the women who called police.

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3:20 p.m.

The police chief of Orlando, Florida, is urging a gunman who shot a police officer to release four children he is holding hostage and peacefully end a standoff that has lasted more than 12 hours.

Orlando Police Chief John Mina said Monday afternoon that police negotiators have been in communication with suspect Gary Lindsey five times since the standoff at an apartment started around midnight.

The children Lindsey is holding hostage range in age from 1 to 12. Some of them are Lindsey's children and some belong to his girlfriend.

Officers were called to the apartment by his girlfriend because of a domestic dispute. Upon arriving, the officers were fired upon, and Office Kevin Valencia was shot. The police chief says Valencia is expected to survive but he has "very significant injuries."

Gunman holding 4 kids hostage in Florida standoff

  Gunman holding 4 kids hostage in Florida standoff Gunman holding 4 kids hostage in Florida standoffPolice negotiators have communicated with suspect Gary Lindsey five times since the standoff at an apartment started around midnight Sunday, Chief John Mina said at a news conference.

(AP) — The Latest on officer shooting and hostage situation with children in Orlando (all times local) A family representative who started a GoFund Me campaign to help cover funeral expenses of the four children killed by a felon while in a standoff with police says the mother is in a state of shock.

Police say a man suspected of battering his girlfriend wounded a police officer late Sunday and barricaded himself inside an apartment with four young children . The hostage situation began when the girlfriend of Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr. left the apartment and told police she had been battered.

Court record shows Lindsey has an extensive criminal history.

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7:10 a.m.

A man believed to have shot a police officer responding to a report of a domestic dispute at an apartment complex in Orlando, Florida, barricaded himself in an apartment with four children in an early-morning standoff that was still unresolved Monday afternoon.

Orlando Police Chief John Mina said the officer was expected to live despite "very significant injuries."

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Orlando, Florida authorities say man shot an officer before barricading himself in an apartment. He killed the four children he had been holding hostage and took his own life, following a siege that lasted nearly 24 hours. (June 12) AP.

A man who police say shot an officer before barricading himself in a Florida apartment killed the four children he had been holding hostage before killing

Officers were called to the Westbrook Apartments near the Universal Orlando Resort theme park resort late Sunday by a woman who said her boyfriend had beaten her. When officers arrived at the apartment, gunfire was exchanged, hitting the officer, Mina said. The police chief said he doesn't know if the man was shot.

The officer was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he underwent surgery and was expected to survive. The police chief asked the community for prayers for the officer and his family.

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