A marksman beguiled five people and blemished at least 25 others at an LGBTQ café late Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Authorities associated Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, as the suspect and took him into custodianship anon after prospering on emplacement at ClubQ. Police are still probing the marksman’s motive and whether the attack constitutes a hate crime.
The attack comes six times after the deadliest attack on the LGBTQ community in ultramodernU.S. history, when a marksman killed 49 people and wounded 53 others at the palpitation café in Orlando, Fla.
Then is what we know about the Colorado Springs firing.
Two benefactors squashed the marksman
Colorado Springs Police Chief Adrian Vasquez said the marksman began shooting as soon as he entered the café . At least two people helped subdue the marksman, which the principal described as heroic.
” We owe them a great debt of thanks,” he said at a news conference Sunday.
Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers told NPR that one of the patrons” took the handgun from the( shooter) and hit him with the handgun to disable him.”
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