Police officer and deputy killed in Orlando; Search for suspect underway

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Master Sgt. Debra Clayton

ORLANDO, FL — Two law enforcement officers have died in Orlando.

Master Sgt. Debra Clayton was shot near Princeton and John Young Parkway.

markeith-loydPolice say they are searching for Markeith Loyd.

Loyd is also a suspect in the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend.

Clayton was a 17-year veteran and a mother of two.

A motorcycle deputy was killed during a chase involving the suspect.

A witness told CNN affiliate WFTV the shooting happened at a Walmart, and the gunman was wearing a security uniform.

“He walked by me, had a security vest and everything,” witness James Herman told WFTV.

“I was walking down the sidewalk, right past the officer, and I heard her tell him to stop, or whatever, and he shot her. He shot her down.”

Herman said the man continued to shoot behind him as he was running from the scene.

Monday is National Law Enforcement Day.

CNN contributed to this report.