Bail set for man accused of shooting Fla. deputy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida judge has set a $65,000 bail for a former Marine accused of shooting a sheriff's deputy.

But the court also granted a 24-hour hold on that bond because the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office will appeal Monday.

Detective Larry McKinnon says the sheriff's office "was not happy" about the bail set for Matthew Buendia at his arraignment Sunday.

The sheriff's office wants Buendia held without bond on a charge of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer.

Buendia also faces two charges of battery and one charge of witness tampering related to an incident with his girlfriend.

The sheriff's office says Buendia shot Deputy Lyonelle De Veaux three times Friday when she responded to a 911 call at his Tampa apartment complex.

De Veaux is recovering at a hospital.


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