The man accused of killing five people at a gay club in Colorado Springs was arrested for felony menacing and kidnapping in 2021, but the charges were later dropped.
Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, has been formally charged with hate crimes after five people were killed and 17 others wounded in a shooting last month at a gay nightclub.
A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for March 22, 2023.
Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, could be seen slumped over in a chair with injuries he suffered when patrons attacked him after he allegedly opened fire in the gay nightclub.
Rich Fierro told reporters how he grabbed the shooter's body armor and began punching him. Police say Fierro and another man, Thomas James, stopped the shooter after he began spraying bullets inside Club Q on Saturday night.
The man suspected of opening fire at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs was being held on murder and hate crime charges Monday, while hundreds of people gathered to honor the five people killed and 17 wounded in the attack on a venue that for decades was a sanctuary for the local LGBTQ community.
Authorities say a 22-year-old gunman opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, killing five people and leaving 25 injured before he was subdued by “heroic” patrons.
Colorado Springs' police and city officials credit at least two strangers with stopping the gunman and limiting the bloodshed. Here's what they did.
A shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs left multiple people dead and several others injured Saturday night, according to police.
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