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For immediate release:
June 12, 2016
Hannah Marr
Shareese Churchill

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on Orlando Terror Attack
Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement in response to the terror attack at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Sunday morning:

“The First Lady and I are shocked and saddened by the senseless violence this morning at a nightclub in Orlando. We offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of the innocent victims of this act of terror, and our deepest gratitude to the first responders and law enforcement who responded to this tragedy with bravery and courage.

“I have reached out to Florida Governor Rick Scott to express our support during this time. The State of Maryland is ready and willing to provide any assistance needed. Governor Scott has called for a moment of silence and prayer at 6:00 PM today for the victims and their loved ones. I urge everyone in Maryland to join in Governor Scott’s call for unity and prayer.”

Governor Hogan has ordered flags to fly at half-staff in honor of the innocent lives lost in this tragedy.