Governor Jeff Colyer ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from now until sunset, Saturday as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California.

“We express our deepest condolences to the families who lost loved ones in this terrible tragedy,” Colyer said. “This was a terrible act of violence perpetrated against innocent victims. We grieve for those suffering as a result of this crime, and pray they will find peace and comfort in the days ahead.”