HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–Governor Malloy directed Thursday that all flags be lowered at half-staff in honor of the 17 victims of the mass shooting at Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.Related Content: Local students and parents shaken by Florida school massacre
Flags will fly at half-staff starting Thursday and will remain until sunset on Monday, February 19th.
US and state flags in #Connecticut are flying at half-staff until sunset on Monday, February 19, 2018 to honor the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
– Governor Dan Malloy (@GovMalloyOffice) February 15, 2018
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