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Flags flown at half-staff on Louisiana buildings

Last Modified: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 10:08 AM

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Flags at all Louisiana state buildings are flying at half-staff until sunset Friday in memorial to the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shootings.

Gov. Bobby Jindal issued the order Tuesday, calling the killings a "senseless attack."

Law enforcement officials say 34-year-old Aaron Alexis murdered 12 people at the Navy Yard before he was killed in a shootout with police.

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