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Five Dead, 18 Injured in Shooting at Gay Nightclub in Colorado, Police Say

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Last Updated: November 20, 2022, 19:31 IST

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Police got the initial phone call just before midnight about the shooting, (Representative image/Shutterstock)

Police got the initial phone call just before midnight about the shooting, (Representative image/Shutterstock)

A suspect was in custody and was being treated for injuries after the attack at Club Q

Five people were killed and 18 injured in a shooting at a gay nightclub on Saturday night in Colorado Springs, Colorado, police said.

A suspect was in custody and was being treated for injuries after the attack at Club Q, Colorado Springs Lieutenant Pamela Castro told a news conference.

Police got the initial phone call just before midnight about the shooting, Castro said.

In its Google listing, Club Q describes itself as an “adult-oriented gay and lesbian nightclub hosting theme nights such as karaoke, drag shows & DJs."

On its Facebook page, a statement from Club Q sad it was “devastated by the senseless attack on our community … We thank the quick reactions of heroic customers that subdued the gunman and ended this hate attack."

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first published:November 20, 2022, 19:31 IST
last updated:November 20, 2022, 19:31 IST
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