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Suspected Club Q Mass Shooter Identified by Colorado Police

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Police officials have identified a 22-year-old man who walked into a Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ nightclub and began shooting patrons with a long gun.Anderson Lee Aldrich allegedly walked into the club and, without hesitation, began firing around himself shortly before midnight Saturday, Colorado Springs Police Chief Adrian Vasquez said during a news conference Sunday morning.Five people died, and at least 18 were injured during the attack, but officials said the number could rise.According to Vasquez, at least two people inside the club stopped the gunman. “We owe them a great debt of thanks,” he said.The incident lasted just minutes.

Police received numerous 911 calls starting at 11:56 p.m., officers were dispatched at 11:57 p.m., an officer arrived at midnight, and the suspect was detained at 12:02 a.m., police said.Lt.

Pamela Castro, public information officer for the Colorado Springs Police Department, said that the suspect was injured during the incident.“They did locate one individual who we believe to be the suspect inside,” she said. “At this point in time, the suspect is being treated but is in custody.”This story is developing….

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