In Pics: Shaken Orlando deals with attack

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Orlando, June 13: The people of Orlando grieved and remembered the dead after a gunman murdered 50 people at a gay nightclub in the Florida city, but there was also defiance in the face of tragedy.

Yesterday evening many relatives kept anxious vigils at the bedsides of wounded loved ones at Orlando Regional Medical Center. Angel Colon emerged from the hospital thankful to have found his son Angel Jr, 26, alive and in stable condition despite three gunshot wounds, including a bullet that went through his thigh.

Also read: Things to know about the Orlando shootings

Knocked to the ground by the bullets and with his leg broken, Angel was unable to flee Pulse, the popular nightspot that turned into a bloody shooting gallery just before closing time early yesterday.

Here are some images of the tragedy:

In pics: Shaken Orlando deals with attack

In pics: Shaken Orlando deals with attack.

In Pics: Orlando mass shooting tragedy

In pics: Shaken Orlando deals with attack.

In Pics: Orlando mass shooting tragedy

In pics: Orlando mass shooting tragedy.

In Pics: Orlando mass shooting tragedy

Orlando : People wait outside the emergency entrance of the Orlando Regional Medical Center hospital after a shooting involving multiple fatalities at Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando. (PTI Image)

In Pics: Orlando mass shooting tragedy

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, center right, and Orlando Police Chief John Mina, center left, arrive to a news conference after a fatal shooting at Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando. (PTI Photo)

In Pics: Orlando mass shooting tragedy

FBI, Orlando Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff's Office personnel investigate the attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.(PTI image)

In Pics: Orlando mass shooting tragedy

Sitora Yusufiy, the ex-wife of Orlando shooting suspect Omar Mateen, and her fiance Marcio Dias, give a statement. (PTI Photo)

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