Flag Status Alert: US and Maryland Flags are at Half-Staff
As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on January 21, 2023 in Monterey Park, California, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, Thursday, January 26, 2023. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.
Here is a link to the wikipedia page covering the incident: 2023 Monterey Park Shooting