ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is ordering flags lowered at state and federal buildings to honor victims of the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting.
Dayton’s proclamation orders all flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Friday.READ MORE: Minnesota Legislature Adjourns With Work Unfinished, But Unclear If Special Session Will Happen
The proclamation says “a terrible act of violence was committed against innocent men and women,” and the victims and their families deserve “our honor, respect and remembrance.”READ MORE: Man In His 30s Killed In North Minneapolis Shooting
A gunman killed six worshippers at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., last Sunday. The suspect then shot and killed himself after a shootout with police.MORE NEWS: Man, 19, Dies In Hospital Weeks After Being Assaulted, Robbed In Downtown Minneapolis
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