As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on April 15, 2021, in Indianapolis, Indiana, all flags shall be lowered to half-staff, beginning immediately by order of the Mayor of the City of New York, Bill de Blasio. Flags will resume full-staff position at sunset on April 20, 2021.

This includes all flags – the American flag, the New York State and City flags, and the POW-MIA flag – on all City buildings, as well as stationary flagstaffs throughout the five boroughs.