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A police officer was shot and killed overnight in Tarpon Springs.

The shooting happened at 3 a.m. at or near Grand Boulevard.

Bay News 9 has a crew at the scene and is airing live reports on the half-hour.

Bay News 9 will carry a Pinellas Co. Sheriff's Office news conference live later this morning.

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Photo Gallery - Sinkholes in Florida
  • A second sinkhole opened a short distance away from the first sinkhole, which swallowed a car Monday afternoon. (Photo: Leah Masuda, staff)
  • A geologist's map shows historic sinkhole activity around Holiday. Geologists are investigating a pair of sinkholes that opened this week in a mobile home in Holiday. (Photo: Leah Masuda, staff)
  • The 10-foot-deep hole opened up precariously close to this trailer in Holiday. (Photo: Leah Masuda, staff)
  • Six homes were evacuated Monday after the hole opened up at 1728 Torch Drive around 10:45 a.m. The sinkhole measures about 10 feet wide and about 10 feet deep. (Photo: Jason Lanning, staff)
  • A sinkhole opened beneath a house on Robmar Road in Dunedin on the morning of Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.
  • Building No. 104 at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont collapsed into a sinkhole early Monday Aug. 12, 2013. No one was injured. (PHOTO/Dave D'Marko, Staff)
  • A building at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont shows damage from collapsing into a sinkhole early Monday Aug. 12, 2013. No injuries or victims and all emergency responders were safe and uninjured.
  • A building at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont shows damage from collapsing into a sinkhole early Monday Aug. 12, 2013. No injuries or victims and all emergency responders were safe and uninjured.
  • A building at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont shows damage from collapsing into a sinkhole early Monday Aug. 12, 2013. No injuries or victims and all emergency responders were safe and uninjured.
  • A building at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont shows damage from collapsing into a sinkhole early Monday Aug. 12, 2013. No injuries or victims and all emergency responders were safe and uninjured.
  • A building at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont shows damage from collapsing into a sinkhole early Monday Aug. 12, 2013. No injuries or victims and all emergency responders were safe and uninjured.
  • The bucket and arm from a trackhoe reaches down into the sinkhole Monday.
  • (PHOTO/Cheryl Glassford, staff) Crews used equipment to hover over the sinkhole and recover some items from the home.
  • Excavation crews are demolishing the remainder of the home before clearing debris and continuing their evaluation of the stability of the site.
  • (PHOTO/Trevor Pettiford, staff) Jeremy Bush (center) hugs a family member Monday as crews continue to demolish his home. Jeremy Bush attempted to save his brother Jeffrey Thursday night when the hole opened.
  • (PHOTO/ Cheryl Glassford, Staff) Crews on Sunday demolished about half of the Seffner home over which a sinkhole swallowed a man in his bedroom and helped family members retrieve some of their most cherished belongings.
  • (PHOTO/Sky 9 video still) Crews demolished about half of the Seffner home impacted by a sinkhole and helped family members retrieve some of their valuables and mementos Sunday.
  • A Hillsborough Fire Rescue crewman hands a family member a portrait that was removed from the home.
  • Hillsborough County Fire Rescue crew members fold an American flag that was removed from the front of the home in the first step of Sunday's demolition.
  • Crews began demolishing the home on the front right side.
  • The demolition of the Seffner home under which a sinkhole developed and swallowed a man began with the gentle removal of an American flag.
  • Authorities say this home, next door to the one under which the sink hole opened, also has been compromised. Residents were being allowed to briefly go in to retrieve belongings.
  • Jeremy Bush, whose brother, Jeff Bush, was pulled into a sinkhole that opened beneath a Seffner home Thursday night, placed flowers on the home's lawn Saturday.
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