RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced on Friday that all flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia would be flown at half-mast Saturday on all state and local buildings and grounds throughout the state.

The Governor’s order was intended to show respect and memory for the 15th Anniversary of the Virginia Tech shooting which took the lives of 32 people.

The flag was be lowered at sunrise on Saturday, April 16, 2022, and remained at half-staff until sunset.