Vigils held across U.S. in honor of Orlando victims

Across the United States, people gathered at vigils honoring the victims of a shooting attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando that left 50 people dead and 53 wounded.

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    Brett Morian, from Daytona Beach, hugs an attendee during the candlelight vigil at Ember in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016. (Joshua Lim/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
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    Two people embrace during a vigil at The Center, a community center for the LGBT community, Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Las Vegas. The vigil was for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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    Friends and family grieve after a list of hospitalized victims was released, implying the death of those who weren't on the list and hadn't been heard from, outside a Hampton Inn & Suites hotel near the Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016. A gunman opened fire inside a crowded nightclub early Sunday, before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers, police said. (Loren Elliott/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
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    Kris Abrams (left) and Lisa Martin pay their respects to the victims of the mass shooting at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Fla., during a vigil held in Boulder, Colo. on Sunday, June 12, 2016.(Autumn Parry/Daily Camera via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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    Shannon VanSickle (left) lights a candle for Karla Karam during a remembrance for the victims of a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando held by PFLAG South Central Kansas at Grasshopper Park on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Hutchinson, Kan. (Lindsey Bauman/The Hutchinson News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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    Members and supporters of the LGBT gather for a candlelight vigil in front of the White House in Washington, Sunday, June 12, 2016, in support for the victims and their families and friends, who were killed and injured in a massacre at an Orlando nightclub. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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    Cky Barrios, left, and best friend Chris Burfiend, right, participate in a moment of silence during the candlelight vigil at Ember in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (Joshua Lim/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
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    The New York City Hall building is illuminated in the colors of the LGBT pride flag in honor of the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, in New York, Sunday, June 12, 2016. A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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    Paul Cox, right, leans on the shoulder of Brian Sullivan, as they observe a moment of silence during a vigil for a fatal shooting at an Orlando nightclub, Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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    People light candles on the ground at the site of a vigil for the victims of the Orlando, Fla. nightclub shooting, Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Atlanta. The vigil was organized by members of the city's large LGBT community. (AP Photo/ Ron Harris)
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    People gather to support the victims of the Orlando, Fla., nightclub shooting outside Phoenix Pride during a vigil for the victims on June 12, 2016 in Phoenix, Ariz. (Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via AP)
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    Mourners gather at a candlelight vigil at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando, Fla., to honor the victims of a mass shooting on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The shooting took place in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 12, at an Orlando nightclub called Pulse. (Loren Elliott/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
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    The crowd listened to speakers at a vigil held at Loring Park in Minneapolis, Minn., Sunday, June 12, 2016, for the victims of the Orlando shooting. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)
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    Friends and family grieve after a list of hospitalized victims was released, implying the death of those who weren't on the list and hadn't been heard from, outside a Hampton Inn & Suites hotel near the Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016. A gunman opened fire inside a crowded nightclub early Sunday, before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers, police said. (Loren Elliott/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
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    A man holds a candle and a rainbow flag during a vigil in memory of the victims of the Orlando mass shooting, Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Miami Beach, Fla.A gunman opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday, before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers, police said. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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    Maurice Forbes, center, holds a candle with others during a vigil at The Center, a community center for the LGBT community, Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Las Vegas. The vigil was for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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    Me'Lea Connelly sang at a vigil held at Loring Park for the victims of the Orlando shooting Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Loring Park in Minneapolis, Minn. Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)
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    Mourners gather at a candlelight vigil at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando, Fla., to honor the victims of a mass shooting on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The shooting took place in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 12, at an Orlando nightclub called Pulse. (Loren Elliott/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
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    Isabella King, a Transgender female and former Orlando resident, lights her candle during the vigil. Hundreds gathered on the south steps of the Texas State Capitol Sunday, June 12, 2016 to hold a vigil for the people killed at the nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla., early Sunday. (Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
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    Caleb McGrew, right, wipes tears as he stands with his partner Yosniel Delgado Giniebra, center, during a vigil in memory of the victims of the Orlando mass shooting, Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Miami Beach, Fla. A gunman opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday, before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers, police said. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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    A couple embraces as people gather in front of a makeshift memorial in New York to remember the victims of a mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016. A gunman opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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    People light candles on the ground at the site of a vigil for the victims of the Orlando, Fla. nigthclub shooting, on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Atlanta. The vigil was organized by members of the city's large LGBT community. (AP Photo/ Ron Harris)
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    Paul Cox, right, cries while embracing Kevin Esch during a vigil for a fatal shooting at an Orlando nightclub, Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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    People shout slogans as they gather in front of a makeshift memorial to remember the victims of a mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., in New York, Sunday, June 12, 2016. A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers. The attack killed at least 50 people dead, making it the deadliest mass shooting in American history. Authorities were investigating it as an act of terrorism. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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    Ray Rodriguez, a member of the board of directors for Out Boulder, speaks during a vigil held in Boulder, Colo. for the victims of the mass shooting at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Fla. on Sunday, June 12, 2016. (Autumn Parry/Daily Camera via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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    Josh Hudson holds a candle during a remembrance for the victims of a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando held by PFLAG South Central Kansas at Grasshopper Park on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Hutchinson, Kan. (Lindsey Bauman/The Hutchinson News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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    A woman cries in front of a makeshift memorial to remember the victims of a mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., in New York, Sunday, June 12, 2016. A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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    A mourner holds up an American flag and a candle during a vigil for a fatal shooting at an Orlando nightclub, Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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    Sara Connell, education and services manager for Out Boulder, hugs Leslie McCormick during a vigil held in Boulder, Colo. for the victims of the mass shooting at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Fla. on Sunday, June 12, 2016. (Autumn Parry/Daily Camera via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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    Sharon Scott (facing) and Jocelyn Woodson embrace during a remembrance for the victims of a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando held by PFLAG South Central Kansas at Grasshopper Park on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Hutchinson, Kan. (Lindsey Bauman/The Hutchinson News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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    Friends and family grieve after a list of hospitalized victims was released, implying the death of those who weren't on the list and hadn't been heard from, outside a Hampton Inn & Suites hotel near the Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016. A gunman opened fire inside a crowded nightclub early Sunday, before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers, police said. (Loren Elliott/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
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    A heavy armed police stand guard and a man arrives to the makeshift memorial to remember the victims of a mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., in New York, Sunday, June 12, 2016. A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub early Sunday before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers. The attack killed at least 50 people dead, making it the deadliest mass shooting in American history. Authorities were investigating it as an act of terrorism. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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    Minnesota State senator Scott Dibble got a hug from Monica Meyer executive director of OutFront Minnesota at a vigil held at Loring Park in Minneapolis, Minn., Sunday, June 12, 2016. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)
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