Kissimmee, Florida police officers shot, killed

Two Kissimmee Police Department officers have been shot according to officials

In a separate incident, two Jacksonville, FL, police officers have been shot on Friday night.

One suspect is in custody after two Kissimmee Police Department officers have been shot to death, according to officials.

And in reference to both Florida shootings, Gov. Scott tweeted, "Just learned of two @JSOPIO in danger tonight - we stand with ALL law enforcement in Florida".

The names of the slain Kissimmee officers have not been released at this time.

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs confirms on Twitter that the two Kissimmee officers had died.

The Florida Highway Patrol says there is heavy police presence and drivers are being asked to avoid the area of USA 192 and Orange Blossom Trail.

"Two police officers shot", the Sheriff's Office tweeted.

The shooting happened shortly before 10 p.m.in the area of Palmway and Cypress streets, police said.

No other details were given.

Kissimmee is about 23 miles (37.01 kilometers) south of Orlando.

It has been a unsafe year for law enforcement in Central Florida.

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