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5 Dead, 18 Injured in Shooting at Colorado Springs LGBTQ Club

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A mass shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub has left five dead and 18 injured.

The shooting occurred around 11:50 pm at Club Q in Colorado Springs on Academy Boulevard, an LGBTQ nightclub. The shooter, identified by Colorado Springs Police as 22-year-old Anderson Lee Aldrich, was subdued by two patrons of the Club and arrested by police within 10 minutes. Club Q posted the following statement on their social media.

Anderson Lee Aldrich had previously by arrested for bomb threats in 2021 according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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