BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal issued an Executive Order Friday morning calling for the flags at all state buildings to be flown at half staff until July 31 out of respect for the victims of the Lafayette movie theater shooting.
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. BJ 2015 – 15
FLAGS AT HALF STAFF
WHEREAS, on Thursday evening, July 23, 2015, two young women, Mayci Breaux and Jillian Johnson, were killed and nine individuals wounded in a senseless attack at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana;
WHEREAS, in the midst of the attack, there are stories of heroism of friends sheltering friends from gunfire as they