A police officer was shot outside of a grocery store in Eustis, officials confirm. The officer was injured outside of the Winn-Dixie store at 1955 State Road 19. Eustis Police officials say the officer is stable, though the extent of their injuries hasn’t been released. No one is in custody at this time, officials say.
Florida Highway Patrol officers are responding or have already arrived in Eustis to support the agency. These are troopers who are normally stationed in Lake County and on Florida’s Turnpike, said FHP Lt. Kim Montes. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is flying its helicopter to assist in the search.
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