Wolf orders flags at half-staff statewide for California bar shooting victims

Rachel Kurland
November 08, 2018 - 4:52 pm
People comfort each other at the scene of a mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif., Nov. 8, 2018.

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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered all commonwealth flags to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately following the shooting in California that left 12 dead.

Ian David Long, a 28-year-old former Marine, killed 12 Wednesday evening at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California.

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Flags throughout the state will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday. The same order applies for flags at the White House.