The Orange County Sheriff's Office then responded to the scene, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings told reporters. The suspect carjacked a vehicle and a high-speed car chase ensued, with the suspect firing at least one shot, Demings said.
A Orange County Sheriff's Office deputy was killed in a resulting crash while traveling on his motorcycle, Demings said. The deputy has not yet been identified.
Loyd is accused of the Dec. 13 killing of Sade Dixon, 24, who was three months pregnant and was a mother of two.
Officials said the hunt continues for Loyd, who is believed to be armed and dangerous.
"We're going to bring this dirtbag to justice and he's going to go to jail," Mina said at a news conference.