Youngkin issues flag order for Wednesday in honor of late Bridgewater College officers
RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ) - Governor Youngkin has issued a flag order for Wednesday, February 9 to honor the officers lost February 1 at Bridgewater College.
Bridgewater College Police Officer John Painter and Bridgewater College Campus Safety Officer Vashon “J.J.” A. Jefferson were shot while responding to a report of a suspicious person at Memorial Hall. The shooter shot at them, then ran off.
All Virginia flags are to be flown at half-staff beginning at sunrise on all local, state and federal buildings and grounds. This will last through sunset Wednesday.
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