Rick Scott orders flags at half-staff for Las Vegas shooting victims - Florida Politics

Rick Scott orders flags at half-staff for Las Vegas shooting victims

Gov. Rick Scott Monday has ordered flags at half-staff “in honor and remembrance of the victims of the act of violence committed in Las Vegas during the late-night hours of Oct. 1.”

The U.S. and state flags will be flown at half-staff “at all local and state buildings, installations, and grounds throughout the State of Florida,” according to a statement from his office.

“The flags shall be lowered immediately and remain at half-staff until the expiration of the President’s national directive until sunset on Friday.”

“Ann and I are praying for Las Vegas and all the innocent lives senselessly taken in this tragic attack,” Scott said in a statement. “Our hearts go out to every family impacted by last night’s shooting.”

President Donald Trump‘s proclamation is here.

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