Northam orders flags to be lowered half-staff to honor victims in recent shootings

Virginia News

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) – Governor Ralph Northam orders flags to be lowered half-staff to honor the victims in the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

A statement from the Governor’s office early Sunday afternoon confirmed the order following President Trump’s previous one to lower the flags.

The order from the Governor covers flags of the United States at the State Capitol, and all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds across Virginia to be lowered to half-staff.

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