Walz orders flags flown at half-staff to honor victims of Buffalo shooting

Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday ordered all flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the Buffalo health clinic shooting.

The order is effective through sunset on Sunday.

One person — Lindsay Overbay — was killed in Tuesday’s shooting at Allina Clinic Crossroads and four others were injured.

Individuals, businesses and organizations are also encouraged to lower their flags in honor of the victims.