Charges filed against Colorado Springs mass shooting suspect Anderson Lee Aldrich: report

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Authorities in Colorado filed charges Monday against the 22-year-old suspect alleged to have killed five people and wounded 25 others in a shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs over the weekend.

Anderson Lee Aldrich is facing five counts of first-degree murder and five charges of committing a bias-motivated crime causing bodily injury following the mass shooting at Club Q, the Associated Press is reporting, online court records.

The latter charges suggest authorities are considering the attack a hate crime, KDVR reports.

Aldrich, who is currently hospitalized after being taken into custody early Sunday, could be released this afternoon and possibly appear in court today, KDVR also reported, citing District Attorney Michael Allen.... (Read more)