Colorado gay club shooting suspect held without bail | National

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The alleged shooter facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub was ordered held without bond at an initial court appearance. release on bail. Twenty-two-year-old Anderson Lee Aldrich appeared on video from the jail Wednesday and could be seen slumped in a chair with visible injuries to his face and head. Aldrich seemed to need some prompting from the lawyers when the judge asked for their names. Police say 17 people were injured in the weekend attack. The suspect could be charged with murder and a hate crime. Aldrich’s attorneys said in court documents that the suspect is non-binary, but did not elaborate.

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