Northam orders flags at half-staff to honor fallen U.S. Capitol police officer

Virginia flags at half-staff in honor of fallen Capitol police officer

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has ordered all U.S. and Virginia flags to be flown at half-staff to honor a fallen U.S. Capitol police officer.

Brian Sicknick, Capitol officer and Fairfax, Virginia, resident, died as a result of his injured while defending the U.S. Capitol.

Northam made the announcement via Twitter on Sunday. Flags will fly at half-staff on Monday, Jan. 11.

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