HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) – Gov. Corbett has ordered Pennsylvania’s flags be lowered to half-staff in the wake of the explosions at the Boston Marathon.
Earlier on Tuesday, President Obama also ordered all U.S. flags lowered at government buildings across the nation out of respect for the victims.READ MORE: Triple Shooting In West Oak Lane Leaves Man Dead, 2 Women Exiting Funeral Services At Church Injured, Philadelphia Police Say
“On behalf of all the people of Pennsylvania, our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Boston and all the victims of this horrific act of violence,’’ Corbett said.READ MORE: Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia Is In Full Swing As Local Residents Attend Fireworks At Penn's Landing
Flags will remain at half-staff through sunset on Saturday, April 20, 2013.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: 90's Arrive For Memorial Day