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Police officer among 2 hospitalized after shooting in Jacksonville Beach, Fla.: reports

A police agent was reportedly shot Wednesday night in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., the authorities say.

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A police officer has been shot in the vicinity of a Waffle House restaurant in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., according to the reports.

The shooting took place around 10 pm ET, Jacksonville’s WJXT-TV reported.

.@AmberANjax reports officer involved in the shooting is talking. @JaxBeachPD Sgt thinks he’s going OK. Great news! @WOKVNews @ActionNewsJax https://t.co/v6UTU9Jgg3

— Russell Colburn (@RussellANjax) August 9, 2018

Breaking: new video of Memorial Hospital where #JaxBeach Officer who was shot in the vicinity of the beach’s #WaffleHouse was taken. Expect a lot of local officials, as displayed in the support. @ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/4v70ujezjR

— Paige Kelton (@PaigeANjax) August 9, 2018

The officer was taken to Memorial Hospital, but no medical condition for the driver is immediately available.

A second person was also transported to a hospital, Jacksonville’s FOX 30 reported, but no details about that person were available.

It was unclear whether a suspect taken into custody.

This is a development of the story. Come back regularly for updates.

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