Governor Sisolak orders Flags to Half-Staff in honor of Indianapolis shooting victims

CARSON CITY – April 16, 2021

Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor the victims of the Indianapolis shooting The Governor’s executive order aligns with a Presidential Proclamation issued by President Joe Biden to lower United States flags until sunset on April 20.

“Today, the State of Nevada mourns along with the friends and families of the shooting victims in Indianapolis,” said Gov. Sisolak. “We condemn these violent acts and pray for the recovery and comfort of the victims and their families during these trying times. Kathy and I, along with the entire State of Nevada, will hold them and the Indianapolis community close in our hearts and in our prayers.”

On April 15, 2021, a gunman opened fire outside and inside a FedEx Ground facility near Indianapolis' main airport Thursday night, killing eight people, wounding several others before taking his own life.