ORLANDO, Fla. (WPEC) – An Orlando police officer is recovering from severe injuries after being shot during a standoff Monday morning.

According to OPD Chief John Mina, the suspect who shot the officer is barricaded inside an apartment with four children as hostages. Their ages range from 1 to 12 years old.

The officer is expected to survive. Source

OPD @ChiefJohnMina: Our main concern right now is the children that are being held hostage in the apartment with suspect who shot and seriously wounded one of our officers responding to a domestic violence call. Source