- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 21, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - U.S. and West Virginia flags at all state-owned locations are being lowered in honor of the victims of the Chattanooga shootings.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin ordered the flags lowered Tuesday following a presidential proclamation. The flags will remain lowered until sunset Saturday.

In ordering the flags lowered, Tomblin said the Tennessee killings had left everyone in the nation with “heavy hearts.”

The shootings left four Marines and one sailor dead.


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