JACKSONVILLE, Fla - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has reported that two police officers were shot on the Westside late Friday night.
JSO tweeted the information.
Two police officers shot: Westside of #Jacksonville. All information will come via Twitter.— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) August 19, 2017
At this time, there is a heavy police presence on Seaboard Avenue.
Gov. Rick Scott has also learned about the officers shot in Jacksonville and tweeted that "we stand with all law enforcement in Florida."
Just learned of two @JSOPIO in danger tonight – we stand with ALL law enforcement in Florida.— Rick Scott (@FLGovScott) August 19, 2017
At this time, police have not released additional details, but they are asking for the public's prayers.
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