A shooting took place within the Colorado Springs Club Q that has left five people dead and multiple people with injuries. According to police reports a unnamed suspect opened fire inside of Club Q that left five people dead and another 18 people with injuries. Police report that other people inside of Club Q were able to detain the shooter until police arrived preventing more injuries and possibly deaths. This story is still ongoing. Police have identified Anderson Lee Aldrich as the shooter
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Five people were killed Saturday night at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, police announced. Another 18 people were injured in the mass shooting at Club Q.
“They did locate one individual who we believe to be the suspect inside,” said Colorado Springs Police Lt. Pamela Castro. “At this point in time, the suspect is being treated, but is in custody.
Castro did not clarify whether the suspect was included in the count of people who were injured in the shooting.
Police declined to speak about a possible motive. Colorado Springs Fire Capt. Mike Smaldino said 11 ambulances responded to the scene after multiple 911 calls were received.
“We will be here for many, many hours to come,” said Castro.
In a statement on social media, Club Q said it was “devastated by the senseless attack on our community” and offered condolences to victims and their families.
“We thank the quick reactions of heroic customers that subdued the gunman and ended this hate attack,” the statement said.