Flags to be half-staff in honor of Virginia Beach victims

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Upon the directive of President Donald Trump, Governor Kristi Noem today ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on June 4, 2019 to honor the victims of the tragedy in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

On May 31, a gunman opened fire in a municipal building in Virginia Beach, Virginia, killing 12 people and injuring several others before dying after an extended shootout with the police.