Minnesota, US flags ordered to fly at half-staff until Thursday to honor Texas shooting victims

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has ordered all state and United States flags to be flown at half-staff starting at 8 a.m. Monday morning.

According to the governor’s office, the order – issued early Monday morning – is to honor the lives of the eight people who were fatally shot Saturday at a Dallas-area mall.

As previously reported, seven others were injured, including three who were critically hurt. The gunman, later identified by police as 33-year-old Mauricio Garcia, was eventually killed after being shot by police.

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Flags are to be flown at half-staff at all state buildings – however, businesses, organizations and individuals are also invited to participate in the order.

The flags are to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, May 11.

Walz’s full order can be found below.

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