Orlando Nightclub Massacre

Vigils Across Country Remember Victims of Pulse Massacre

At least 49 people were killed and 53 were injured after Omar Mateen opened fire early Sunday at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Runners pass under the the flags flying at half-staff around the Washington Monument at daybreak in Washington on June 13. The flags were ordered to half-staff by President Obama to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub shootings.

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People gather outside New York's iconic Stonewall Inn, where the modern gay rights movement took root, during a vigil for the victims of the Orlando shootings. 

Ryan Gibson embraces Tabor Winstead during a vigil for the victims of the Orlando shooting on June 12, at the Legends Club on Hargett Street in downtown Raleigh, N.C. Robert Willett / The News & Observer via AP
A mourner holds up an American flag and a candle during a vigil for the fatal shooting in Atlanta on June 12. David Goldman / AP
Brett Morian, from Daytona Beach, hugs an attendee during the candlelight vigil at Ember in Orlando on June 12. Joshua Lim / Orlando Sentinel via AP
Former Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and Shawn Lang of Hartford embrace during a vigil organized by the state's Muslim and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities on the steps of the state Capitol building in reaction to the mass shooting in Orlando. Holding gay pride flags behind Segarra and Lang are Fioroella Hidalgo, Becky Muniz, Stephen Vetter and Charlie Ortiz. John Woike / Hartford Courant via AP
The spire of One World Trade Center is lit in rainbow colors in New York. BRYAN R. SMITH / AFP - Getty Images

Two men embrace under a pride flag as mourners gather at Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco. 

Mourners observe a moment of silence during a vigil for victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting, June 12, in Atlanta. David Goldman / AP
Friends and family grieve after a list of hospitalized victims was released outside a Hampton Inn & Suites hotel near the Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando on June 12. Loren Elliott / Tampa Bay Times via AP
A woman cries and holds flowers in front of a makeshift memorial at the Stonewall Inn in New York to remember the victims of the Pule nightclub mass shooting in Orlando, June 12. Andres Kudacki / AP
Two people embrace during a vigil at The Center, a community center for the LGBT community, in Las Vegas. John Locher / AP
Members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and queer community attend a candlelight vigil outside the White House to honor the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in Washington on June 12. JIM LO SCALZO / EPA
A message spelled out in candles is laid out at a vigil in Atlanta on June 12. David Goldman / AP
Local residents Paul Velasco and his partner Dana Hecker embrace during a vigil in Orlando, June 12. ADREES LATIF / Reuters
A girl takes part in a vigil to commemorate victims of a mass shooting at the Pulse gay night club in Orlando, June 12. ADREES LATIF / Reuters

The Orlando Eye observation wheel lights up in rainbow colors on June 12 to remember the people killed and injured in the Pulse nightclub shooting.

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