"A war zone": LGBTQ nightclub shooting in Colorado Springs leaves at least 5 dead

January 11, 2023

Describing the nightclub, Club Q, as "a safe haven for our LGBTQ citizens," Vasquez said the suspect began shooting at patrons immediately after he entered the venue. Blood stained clothing is seen on the ground near Club Q, an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Nov. 20, 2022. "We heard the assailant getting beat up by people that were inside Club Q. I'm not sure if they were workers or customers. "Club Q is devastated by the senseless attack on our community," the club posted on its Facebook page. The Colorado Springs shooting was sure to bring special resonance to those events.