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Governor orders flags half-staff in memory of 8 killed in Lincoln Co.

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LINCOLN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Governor Phil Bryant has issued an executive order that state and American flags in Lincoln County be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday.

This act is in memory of the eight people who died in the shooting in Lincoln County over the weekend.

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The eight people killed were Deputy William Durr, Barbara Mitchell, Brenda May, Toccara May, Ferral Burage, Shelia Burage, Austin Edwards, and Jordan Blackwell. 

His official order reads as follows: I, Phil Bryant, by the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Mississippi, do hereby order all flags of the United States of America and the State of Mississippi to be flown at half-staff on all public buildings and grounds in Lincoln County, Mississippis, from sunrise until sunset on Thursday June 1, 2017, in memory of the victims of this senseless shooting rampage.

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