Orlando Police shared video of the event on Saturday indicating that the colorful arch in the sky was seen moments after CNN-affiliated WFTV presenter Nancy Alvarez spoke at the memorial service. .
“If you see a rainbow, shout it out, point it out, stop the ceremony, do whatever you have to do because that will be our 49 (present) saying,” Alvarez said.
On Saturday, people gathered in Orlando to remember those who were killed and to honor those who survived the shooting.
“Seeing the birds made me feel a sense of peace in the face of the tragedy,” the photographer told CNN in 2016. She asked to remain anonymous as she preferred people to focus on the victims of the tragedy.