Flags Ordered at Half-Staff After Tragedy in Indianapolis

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BOSTON – In honor and remembrance of the victims of the tragedy in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 15, 2021, and in accordance with the Presidential proclamation, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, has ordered that the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag shall be flown at half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately until sunset on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

Eight people were killed after a gunman opened fire at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis Thursday night April 15, before also killing himself, according to police.

Four other people who were shot and another person who was injured were taken to hospitals, said officials.

This gubernatorial order applies to:

1.  The main or administration building of each public institution of the Commonwealth, e.g. town and city halls

2.  Other state-owned or state-controlled buildings

3.  All state military installations


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