WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A vigil was held at the White House Sunday evening for the victims in the Orlando mass shooting Sunday morning.
According to the Orlando Mayor in a press conference, 50 people have died, including the gunman and an additional 53 people were injured in the shooting rampage.
At the vigil, the Gay Men's Choir of D.C. led the public in song. "We shall overcome."
People took to social media to share their thought and prayers with the victims' families.
Being gay isn't someone's choice, shooting up a night club is. #PrayForOrlando— Laurence (@ClassyLaurence) June 13, 2016
What gives? My heart is breaking right now for the victims and families of this heartless act. I just don't get it.#PrayForOrlando— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) June 12, 2016