Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) ordered Monday that all flags at the state’s buildings to fly at half staff until Friday following the death of Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent, according to press release.
“Supriya and I are deeply saddened by the loss of Trooper Steven Vincent. Steven was an honorable husband, father and State Trooper who ocurageously served our state for over a decade,” Jindal said in a press release.
Jindal also tweeted his condolences.
Supriya & I are deeply saddened by the loss of Trooper Vincent. I’m ordering flags be lowered to half staff. Our prayers are w/ his family.
— Gov. Bobby Jindal (@BobbyJindal) August 24, 2015
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