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Orlando police upped the reward to $100K for info on the suspected cop killer's location

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UPDATE: Jan. 10, 2017 at 7:02 p.m.

Authorities have upped the reward for information leading to the arrest of Markeith Lloyd, who is wanted for allegedly shooting and killing Orlando police Master Sgt. Debra Clayton.

Orlando Police Chief John Mina announced Tuesday that the reward is now $100,000. 


"We believe that people who know where he is will want that money," Mina said.

CNN reports that two weeks before the shooting, Lloyd posted this message to Facebook.

UPDATE: Jan. 9, 2017 at 3:45 p.m.

The Orlando Police Department announced Monday afternoon that it is offering a reward of up to $60,000 for information leading to the arrest of Markeith Lloyd, who is wanted in connection with Monday's fatal police shooting. 

In a press conference, Orlando Police Chief John Mina recapped the moment before the shooting.

Mina also highlighted Sgt. Debra Clayton's dedication to the community. 

A manhunt is underway in Orlando after an officer was shot and killed Monday morning, our partner at WPEC reports.

The shooting reportedly occurred near a Walmart at Princeton Street and John Young Parkway, across the street from a  McDonald's where police hosted a "Coffee with a Cop" event. 

Investigators believe Markeith Lloyd, 41, suspected of killing his pregnant girlfriend last month, was involved in the shooting. The officer was identified as Sgt. Debra Clayton. She died at the hospital.

A deputy was killed in a motorcycle crash while searching for Lloyd.

Orlando police upped the reward to $100K for info on the suspected cop killer's location

WATCH | Clayton's body was carried away from Orlando Regional Medical Center with a flag draped over her body.

Police shared this photo of Clayton.

The details

The Orange County Sheriff's Office said a deputy spotted Lloyd speeding away from the shooting scene.  He pulled into an apartment complex about three miles away and shot at an officer. Two gunshots hit the officer's SUV. According to the police report, Lloyd carjacked another car before dumping that car and running off. He is considered armed and dangerous. 

Here's a look at the scene of the shooting.

Gov. Rick Scott said the state was ready to help "in any way."

This tweet shows Lloyd's mugshot.

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