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Flags flown at half-staff for fallen deputy, Memorial Day, Police Week

Posted at 5:22 PM, May 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-15 17:22:59-04

Flags are being flown at half-staff across Southwest Florida, honoring a fallen deputy and National Police Week.

Deputy William Gentry died last week at Lee Memorial Hospital after he was shot while responding to a call. His funeral service was held Tuesday in Sebring. 

Flags in Sebring flew at half-staff to honor Deputy Gentry. They also flew at half-staff in the Highlands County Courthouse, City Hall and in Tallahassee. 

Across Florida, flags were lowered for Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week.