In El Paso, Texas flags to fly at half-staff on anniversary of Aug. 3 shooting

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Residents, businesses, municipalities, and all government entities in El Paso County, Texas, are encouraged to fly their Texas flags at half-staff on Monday to honor the victims of the August 3, 2019, mass shooting.

In a letter to County Judge Ricardo Samaniego, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott authorized Texas flags across El Paso County to be lowered to half-staff the anniversary of the mass shooting that claimed 23 lives at an El Paso Walmart store.

Those who participate must fly their Texas flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday.

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