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Case ID: 19554
Classification: Shooting
Animal: cat
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Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012

County: Jefferson

Disposition: Alleged
Case Images: 1 files available

Alleged: Jeric Flores

Louisville Metro Police are accusing a Louisville man of shooting a cat with an arrow in the Southside neighborhood.

Jeric Flores, 21, was arrested Tuesday on charges of torture of a cat, second-degree animal cruelty and tampering with physical evidence, according to an arrest slip.

After getting a search warrant, Metro Animal Services authorities found a bow and arrow in Flores' home in the 5000 block of Wabash Place, hidden in a ceiling light fixture, the arrest slip said.

The cat was shot with a bow on the 100 block of East Kingston Avenue; the feline survived but suffered serious injury, the arrest slip said.

Flores was cooperative with authorities and admitted to shooting the cat, the arrest slip said.

The Shamrock Arrow Fund is asking for help covering the $3,000 in costs to take care of Gabby the cat. If you can help you can make a donation by going to http://www.shamrockpets.com/.

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