Gov. DeWine orders flags lowered at half-staff after Highland Park Shooting – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

COLUMBUS – UPDATE @ 3:33 pm

A 7th person person has now died according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office.

>>Highland Park parade shooting: 7th victim of shooting has died

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Governor Mike DeWine has ordered the flags of the United States and State of Ohio to be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the state, according to a media release Tuesday.

>>Highland Park parade shooting: Shooting was preplanned for weeks, police say

It is a remembrance of the victims of Monday’s shooting at a Fourth of July Parade in Highland Park, IL, DeWine said.

Lake County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said in a news conference Tuesday that Robert E. Crimo III, 21, who allegedly shot and killed at least six people and injured around 30 on Monday acted alone and had preplanned the shooting for several weeks.

DeWine ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff starting Tuesday, July 5, until sunset Friday, July 9th.

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