Emergency services respond as at least five killed in shooting at gay nightclub in Colorado Springs

At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a shooting at an LGBT+ nightclub in Colorado Springs on Saturday, 20 November.

Emergency services began receiving 911 calls at around 11:57pm local time to the shooting at Club Q.

Police confirmed that a suspect is in custody and being treated for injuries.

Footage shows a heavy presence of emergency services outside the venue.

“Club Q is devastated by the senseless attack on our community. Our prays and thoughts are with all the victims and their families and friends,” the venue said in a statement.

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