Here we go again, another home-grown American mass shooter kills using the very same mass murder USA assault rifle.
The city's Garden of the Gods Park features iconic red-sandstone formations and mountain views.
According to local public safety officials “They did locate one individual who we believe to be the suspect inside,” ... “At this point in time, the suspect is being treated, but is in custody.” ... “Club Q is a safe haven for our LGBTQ citizens,” ... “Every citizen has a right to feel safe and secure in our city, to go about our beautiful city without fear of being harmed or treated poorly.”
The Marshall Project Reports on the deadly nightclub shooting in Colorado:
Five people were fatally shot and 25 injured at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado. THE DENVER POST
Police say Anderson Aldrich, 22, entered the club late Saturday wearing body armor and began shooting with an AR-15-style gun. He was subdued by two patrons. COLORADO SUN
He avoided the state’s “red flag” gun restraining law that might have prevented him from possessing a weapon. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Club Q, the site of the crime, opened 21 years ago to give the LGBTQ community a safe haven in the deeply conservative city. COLORADO SUN
The suspect in the deadly shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs used an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle, a law enforcement official said. Five people died in the shooting at Club Q, and 25 others were injured before the suspect was subdued.
5 killed, 25 injured in shooting at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado; gunman subdued by patrons
The Gazette, Colorado Springs
- History of mass shootings in Colorado
- LATEST UPDATES: Colorado Springs mass shooting targets LGBTQ nightclub
- Club Q mass shooting in Colorado Springs: What we know so far about what happened
Colorado patrons stop shooter who killed five at Club Q gay nightclub https://www.reuters.com/world/us/five-dead-18-injured-nightclub-shooting-colorado-police-2022-11-20/
5 dead, 18 injured in shooting at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/11/20/colorado-springs-nightclub-shooting/10744036002/
Gunman kills 5 at gay nightclub, subdued by patrons https://apnews.com/article/shootings-colorado-springs-e098d88261db6bcfc0774434abbb7a8f?utm_source=homepage&utm_medium=TopNews&utm_campaign=position_01
Colorado Springs: AR-15
Las Vegas: AR-15
Aurora, CO: AR-15
Sandy Hook: AR-15
San Bernardino: AR-15
Poway synagogue: AR-15
Sutherland Springs: AR-15
Tree of Life Synagogue: AR-15
- Determine why you need to purchase this rifle.
- Check your state law to confirm what size magazine is legal.
- Some common purposes for purchasing an AR-15 include home defense, and killing.
Accused Colorado gunman is grandson of ex-California lawmaker: Reports https://trib.al/B4GyS9t