Obama orders flags to half-staff after shooting
President Barack Obama is ordering that American flags be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the mass shooting at an Oregon community college. Obama signed the proclamation at the White House on Friday. He's directing flags to be lowered until sunset Tuesday.
Oregon: President Barack Obama is ordering that American flags be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the mass shooting at an Oregon community college. Obama signed the proclamation at the White House on Friday. He's directing flags to be lowered until sunset Tuesday.
The order applies to flags at the White House, public buildings, U.S. military installations and naval vessels, government facilities and U.S. embassies abroad. Authorities say a 26-year-old gunman opened fire Thursday in a class at Umpqua (UHMP'-kwah) Community College, killing nine and injuring nine others.
The Oregon community college where nine people were shot and killed has canceled classes for all of next week.Authorities on Friday identified the nine victims as 19-year-old Lucero Alcaraz, of Roseburg; 18-year-old Quinn Glen Cooper, of Roseburg; 59-year-old Kim Saltmarsh Dietz, of Roseburg; 18-year-old Lucas Eibel, of Roseburg; 67-year-old teacher Lawrence Levine, of Glide; Jason Dale Johnson, of Winston; 18-year-old Rebecka Ann Carnes, of Myrtle Creek; 44-year-old Sarena Dawn Moore, of Myrtle Creek; and 20-year-old Treven Taylor Anspach, of Sutherlin.
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