LINCOLN – Gov. Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from President Trump, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the shooting in Pittsburgh, Penn.
“Prayers for the victims, families, and people of Pittsburgh,” said Gov. Ricketts. “Thank you to all the first responders and to the law enforcement for their work to apprehend the shooter.”
Flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
Condolences and remembrances of the 11 victims of the deadly attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday are beginning to roll out on social media and in emails.
They were professors and accountants, dentists and beloved doctors.
Former Allegheny County Deputy District Attorney Law Claus says 66-year-old Jerry Rabinowitz was more than a physician for him and his family for the past three decades, saying, “he was truly a trusted confidant and healer.”