Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered that flags on all state government buildings be flown at half-staff tomorrow in honor of the victims of the Washington DC Navy Yard shooting.

Cuomo says he joins all Americans in mourning the twelve innocent lives lost during the tragic and senseless attack.

He says on behalf of all New Yorkers, he extends his deepest sympathy to the families of all the victims.

The flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Friday.