At least 5 dead, 25 injured in shooting at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado

The Club Q nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado following a mass shooting.
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A gunman killed at least five people and injured 25 more on Saturday at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, before being stopped by patrons, law enforcement said.

In a press conference, Colorado Springs Police Department spokeswoman Sgt. Pamela Castro said the incident at Club Q began around midnight on Saturday, when police began to receive numerous 911 calls regarding an active shooter situation. The gunman was armed with at least two firearms, including a "long rifle," The Associated Press reported.

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