CLARK COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has ordered all American and State of Ohio flags to be lowered in honor of the Clark County Deputy that was killed on Sunday.

The 15-year police veteran, Matthew Yates, was shot at a mobile home park.

FOX 8 sister station 2 News, reports law enforcement was sent to the park on the report of a female that broke into a residence. When officers arrived, they were met with gunfire. Yates was shot and went down inside the home. 

Flags will remain at half-staff until the deputy’s burial.