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Massive search launched after Orlando police officer shot

Police urge drivers to avoid Princeton Street near John Young Parkway

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ORLANDO, Fla. – ORLANDO, Fla. - A massive search is underway Monday in Orlando after a police officer was shot, authorities said.

The shooting happened near the Walmart at Princeton Street and John Young Parkway in Orlando.

The officer was taken to a hospital. The officer's condition is not known.

Several law enforcement officers swarmed the area, and Orlando police said motorists should avoid the area.

Investigators placed evidence markers in the Walmart parking lot, but details about the shooting have not been released.

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