Gov. Abbott orders Texas flags lowered to half-staff in honor of El Paso shooting victims

State & Regional

AUSTIN, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) – The following is a news release from the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott:

Governor Greg Abbott [on Sunday] ordered Texas flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff in memory of those who lost their lives in the shooting in El Paso on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

Flags should remain at half-staff through sunset on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Read the Governor’s full proclamation ordering Texas flags to half-staff. 

(News release from the Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott)

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