Colorado officials have publicly identified the five people tragically killed in a mass shooting at Club Q this weekend. Content warning: This story may include topics that could make some readers feel uncomfortable.
The LGBTQ+ venue was hosting an event for Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual moment for trans people and their allies to honour and remember trans people who have died in the last year.
Two of the deceased victims were staff at the club. Daniel Davis Ashton, 28, was a bartender who had worked at Club Q for two years. “I love your collection of goofy ass hats.
I love your laugh and your sense of humor and how your eyes crinkle up when you smile. I love our insiders. I love you so much.