Gov. Dave Heineman says all U.S. and Nebraska flags should be flown at half-staff through the end of the week in accordance with a proclamation from Pres. Barack Obama.
Heineman said Monday that the gesture serves as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence that took place Monday morning at the Washington Navy Yard.
Authorities said at least 12
people were killed in a shooting rampage at a heavily secure installation at the Navy Yard.
will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Friday, Sept. 20.