Quinn orders flags at half-staff in honor of fallen officer

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Flags in Illinois were called to be flown at half-staff to honor a fallen officer.

According to a report by NBC Chicago, a Cook County sheriff’s officer, Cuauhtemoc Estrada, was killed on Friday, December 20, 2013 while reportedly trying to stop two men from robbing his daughter’s boyfriend.

Governor Pat Quinn asked that flags throughout the state be flown at half-staff from sunrise Thursday, December 26 to sunset Saturday.