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Number of injured in Club Q shooting is revised upwards

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Nov 29, 2022

The number of people injured in a shooting attack at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado has risen to four, police said Monday.

The number of people killed and shot (five killed and 17 shot and wounded) in the November 19 shooting at Club Q remained unchanged in the last update.

But police said the number of identified victims who were injured but not shot increased from one to five. Another twelve people are classified as victims without visible injuries.

More people were at Club Q when the gunman, identified as 22-year-old Anderson Lee Aldrich, opened fire minutes before midnight, police said in a statement. statement. More people who could be victims without physical injury may have left the building before police arrived, she said.

The deaths are being investigated as homicides. Autopsies have been performed and the El Paso County Coroner’s Office will determine the cause and manner of death, according to the statement.

Aldrich has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder and five counts of committing those crimes as part of a bias attack. Last week, an El Paso County judge ordered him held without bail.

People considered victims in the shooting, which include people who hid, heard the shots or were there, may be eligible for compensation, counseling and other assistance, the district attorney’s office said. has said.