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Police officer shot to death in Florida; suspect in custody

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — Florida authorities say a police officer was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs early Sunday.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the shooting occurred at around 3 a.m. and that a suspect has been taken into custody.

A news conference is to be held later in the morning, the statement said.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.