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Holcomb orders flags to half-staff in honor of 6 killed in Nashville school shooting

The American flag waives at half mast in memory of late U.S. President George H. W. Bush before the game between the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets at New Era Field on December 9, 2018 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Hoosiers are being asked to lower their flags in honor and remembrance of the six lives lost Monday in a school shooting in Nashville, Tennessee.

Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday directed flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Friday.

President Joe Biden on Monday asked flags to be lowered at the White House and all federal buildings, including the Birch Bayh Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in downtown Indianapolis.