Mayor Orders City Flags to Half-Staff In Support Of Shooting Victims

Brian Coddington, 509.625.6740

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 2:32 p.m.

Spokane Mayor David Condon, following a declaration by President Donald Trump, directed that United States and Washington State flags at all City facilities to be lowered to half-staff to honor victims of the Capital Gazette shooting.

“The Spokane community sends its deepest sympathies and condolences to all those touched by the senseless attach in Annapolis, Maryland,” said Condon. “We join the country in mourning the five reporters that lost their lives in this devastating tragedy.”

Flags will remain lowered until sundown on Tuesday, July 3. Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.