Florida police officer shot in deadly standoff is breathing on his own, sources say

Kevin Valencia, an Orlando police officer who was shot in the head during a deadly standoff at an apartment complex, is now breathing on his own, sources say.
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Kevin Valencia, an Orlando police officer who was shot in the head during a deadly standoff at an apartment complex, is now breathing on his own, sources say.

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An Orlando, Florida, police officer who was shot in the head earlier this month during a deadly standoff at an apartment complex is now breathing on his own, sources told WFTV.

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Police said Gary Lindsey Jr. shot Officer Kevin Valencia, who has been hospitalized since the June 10 shooting. During a 20-hour standoff, Lindsey shot and killed four children – two of whom were his own – before killing himself, police said.

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4 Children, Suspect in Police Shooting Dead After Standoff

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