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Cassandra Gardner | 08 May, 2018, 01:36

Authorities say a Florida sheriff's deputy has died a day after being shot in the head while responding to a dispute over a cat.

A deputy with the Highland's County Sheriff's Office has died after he was shot in the line of duty on Sunday night, authorities confirm to News Channel 8.

After speaking with the complainant, Deputy Gentry went to 234 Baltimore Way to speak to the neighbor who was suspected of shooting the cat. Brown. They first spoke to the pet owner, and Gentry walked over to Ables' home at 234 Baltimore Way.

"During this conversation with Mr. Ables, Deputy Gentry was shot", Blackman said.

The sheriff's office statement said Ables was a convicted felon with a history of violence toward law enforcement. He is facing several other charges, including possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, resisting an arrest, and tampering with evidence.

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According to the sheriff's office, Deputy Gentry is a field training officer and had a trainee with him at the time. "His brother is one of our detectives. Our prayers are with Deputy Gentry and his family and we ask that your prayers be with them, also".

Ables has been charged with attempted first degree murder without premeditation. Reports indicated that the slain deputy had been with the department for nine years.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Monday that he and his wife, Ann, "join all Floridians in mourning the loss of another Florida hero, Deputy William Gentry, whose life has now been senselessly taken".

"We will not stand for anyone who hurts our law enforcement", he said.

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