Governor Wolf Orders Commonwealth Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Michael Tripus of Stroudsburg

November 29, 2018

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag to fly at half-staff at the Capitol Complex and at all Commonwealth facilities in Monroe County in honor of Michael Tripus of Stroudsburg, Monroe County.

Tripus, 65, died on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 as the result of a shooting at the Pocono Township Municipal Building, where he worked as a zoning and sewage enforcement officer.

The Commonwealth flag shall be lowered immediately until sunset, Sunday, December 2, 2018, the day of Tripus’s interment. All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.

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