Hundreds of New Yorkers crowded the street outside the historic Stonewall Inn to show their love and support for the victims of Sunday's shooting at an Orlando, Florida, gay nightclub.

Authorities said 49 people were killed and 53 others were wounded in the attack early Sunday morning at Pulse in Orlando. The gunman took club goers hostage for three hours before he was killed by police, officials said.

New Yorkers gathered outside of the Stonewall Inn, where they prayed, sang "We Shall Overcome" and observed a moment of silence.

See photos from the memorial.

People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)

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People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)

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People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Nicholas Brown-Spino places a handmade flower in front
Nicholas Brown-Spino places a handmade flower in front of the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan at a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting attack in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Heavily armed members of the NYPD stand in
Heavily armed members of the NYPD stand in front of The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan as people gather at a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting attack in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)

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People leave flowers at The Stonewall Inn in
People leave flowers at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People leave flowers at The Stonewall Inn in
People leave flowers at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
A man leaves a note at The Stonewall
A man leaves a note at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Mourners embrace at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
Mourners embrace at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting attack in Orlando, Fla. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan
People gather at The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for Orlando, Fla., shooting victims. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Flags fly in front of The Stonewall Inn
Flags fly in front of The Stonewall Inn in Manhattan on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting attack in Orlando, Fla. A gunman armed with an assault rifle and handgun killed 49 people and wounded 53 at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what officials termed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. (Credit: Charles Eckert)