DeWine orders flags to be lowered in honor of San Jose shooting victims

Gov. Mike DeWine ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in remembrance of the victims of a shooting in San Jose, California.

Nine people were killed by a gunman at the Valley Transportation Authority on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. The gunman then took his own life.

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The victims were identified by the Santa Clara County coroner’s office as Paul Delacruz Megia, 42; Taptejdeep Singh, 36; Adrian Balleza, 29; Jose Dejesus Hernandez, 35; Timothy Michael Romo, 49; Michael Joseph Rudometkin, 40; Abdolvahab Alaghmandan, 63, Lars Kepler Lane, 63; and Alex Ward Fritch, 49, AP reported.

DeWine ordered that all U.S. and Ohio flags be lowered to half-staff at all public buildings and grounds in the state until sunset on Sunday.

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