Candlelight Vigil in memory of the Orlando Victims
Cities around the world held vigils in honor of the shooting victims, of Sunday’s tragic shooting massacre at a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. At the mass shooting, at least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured. Omar Mateen, 29, the person identified as the shooter, is a U.S. citizen of Afghan descent. Mateen was killed in a firefight with police after taking hostages at the club.
“Nicolas Brown-Spino, 6, places a flower at a memorial for the victims of a mass shooting at an Orlando, Florida gay club outside of the Stonewall Inn, a famous gay bar, in New York, New York,” reported the local CBS station.