A lone gunman who attacked an LGTBQ nightclub in the US state of Colorado is believed to have carried out a hate crime, the town’s mayor said on an American morning talk show.
The attack left five dead, while up to 30 others were wounded. At least seven of those injured remain in critical condition.
Law enforcement and officials have praised the patrons of the club for subduing the shooter and ended the attack
What do we know about the suspect?
The suspect, Anderson A., 22, is suspected of five counts of first-degree murder and five counts of bias-motivated crimes causing bodily injury, according to online court records seen by the Associated Press.
In 2021, the suspect was reportedly arrested for threatening his mother with a homemade bomb, raising questions…