Mourners In Awe As Rainbow Appears Over Massive Orlando Vigil

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)– A rainbow has appeared over the vigil for the victims of the Pulse massacre in downtown Orlando.

People cheered, pointed and took photos of the rainbow over Lake Eola Park Sunday evening in downtown Orlando.

(Credit: Twitter: Josh Murdock @ProfessorJosh)

(Credit: Twitter: Josh Murdock @ProfessorJosh)

Organizers estimate 50,000 people are at the vigil.

One of those people attending, Traci Hines-McKenzie, says the timing of the rainbow was perfect.

Forty-nine people were slain and 53 were injured during the massacre at Pulse. The gunman, Omar Mateen, was killed in a shootout with police.

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