POSTED: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 4:29pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 3:53pm
Baton Rouge, La — Governor Bobby Jindal has issued an executive order calling for the flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff until Saturday, April 20.
The flags will serve as a sign of remembrance and respect for victims to the Boston Marathon bombings.
Three people were killed by two explosions that targeted the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon; more than 170 participants and onlookers were injured in this tragic incident.