Club Q Shooter Evaded “Red Flag” Law After Authorities Declined To Enforce

The shooter who killed 5 and injured 18 at the gay nightclub Club Q in Colorado Springs evaded the state's "red flag" law a year and a half ago when local authorities failed to charge him for threatening his mother with a homemade bomb.
El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder (screen capture)

A year and a half before Anderson Lee Aldrich entered a gay nightclub and proceeded to murder 5 people and injure 25 more, he allegedly threatened his mother with a homemade bomb causing neighbors to evacuate their homes as experts negotiated his surrender.

Following the incident, it appears that prosecutors never charged him with any crime. Doing so would have triggered Colorado’s “red flag” law which might have kept weapons out of his hands. Continue reading “Club Q Shooter Evaded “Red Flag” Law After Authorities Declined To Enforce”

Four Plead Guilty In 2018 Miami Beach Pride Attack

The four men involved in the 2018 Miami Beach Pride attack which sent two gay men to the hospital have pleaded guilty.
From left: Luis Alonso-Piovet, Pablo Reinaldo Romo-Figueroa, Adonis Diaz and Juan C. Lopez. (mug shots via Miami-Dade corrections)

On April 8, 2018, four young men were captured on surveillance cameras viciously attacking two gay men coming out of a public restroom in Lummus Park during Miami Beach Pride. After four and a half years, they finally had their day in court on Monday. Continue reading “Four Plead Guilty In 2018 Miami Beach Pride Attack”