A weapons ban is far off in a closely divided Congress. But Biden and the Democrats have become increasingly emboldened in pushing for stronger gun controls — and doing so with no clear electoral consequences.
In June 2021, the sheriff’s office arrested the alleged shooter, Anderson Aldrich, on felony menacing and kidnapping charges. Formal charges weren’t pursued and the case was sealed.
The alleged shooter faces first-degree murder charges, which carry a penalty of life in prison without the possibility of parole
The attack on the LGBTQ safe haven lasted fewer than 10 minutes but left five dead, 18 injured and a community shaken but resilient
Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, was discharged from a Colorado Springs hospital Tuesday and is now being held in jail without bond
“I’m not a hero, I’m just a dude,” Fierro told reporters outside his home in Colorado Springs on Monday
Thomas James and Richard Fierro confronted the gunman, preventing him from killing others
The arrest warrant and supporting affidavit have been sealed in the Colorado Springs club shooting
The Colorado Sun is learning about the people killed in the Colorado Springs attack: Derrick Rump, Daniel Aston, Ashley Paugh, Kelly Loving and Raymond Green Vance
More than half of mass shootings in Colorado since 2013 have occurred in the last three years