By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — Governor Tom Wolf has ordered commonwealth flags on all state facilities to fly at half-staff in remembrance of the victims of Friday’s attack at the U.S. Capitol.READ MORE: Pirates And Duquesne Light Reopen Urban Garden At PNC Park
“On behalf of all Pennsylvanians, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of this attack,” said Gov. Wolf said in a release. “Our commonwealth grieves with you. We must stand firm in our commitment to reduce violence of all forms – especially in the heart of our nation’s capital at the symbolic center of our democracy.”READ MORE: Report: Former Avonmore Secretary Accused Of Stealing $54,000
The U.S Flag will fly at half-staff until sunset on April 6, the governor said. The commonwealth flag has flown at half-staff since March 11, 2020, in honor of the victims of the coronavirus pandemic.MORE NEWS: Monongahela Incline To Close For 3 Days Next Week For Inspection
All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in the tribute, the governor said.