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Names of Victims

This news release is to identify the deceased victims of the shooting at Club Q Saturday, November 19. The Colorado Springs Police Department is identifying the victims by how they identified themselves and how their families have loved and identified them. Photos will be posted to the @CSPDPIO social media accounts.


Kelly Loving
Pronouns: She/Her


Daniel Aston
Pronouns: He/Him


Derrick Rump
Pronouns: He/Him


Ashley Paugh
Pronouns: She/Her


Raymond Green Vance
Pronouns: He/Him


Family Statements

The families of the victims do not wish to do interviews at this time. We ask that you please respect this request. Statements from some of the families are below and attached to this release.

Kelly Loving’s sister, Tiffany, shared this statement: “My condolences go out to all the families who lost someone in this tragic event, and to everyone struggling to be accepted in this world. My sister was a good person. She was loving and caring and sweet. Everyone loved her.”


Statement from the family of Raymond Green Vance 

Statement from the family of Ashley Paugh 


Names of Heroes who subdued the suspect

Two heroes intervened inside of Club Q. This is part of the investigation; therefore, specifics of their actions will not be shared, out of respect for the judicial process. With their permission, we want to acknowledge their heroic actions.

They are Thomas James and Richard Fierro.


Previous Update Nov. 21, 2022

This news release is to help clarify the victim numbers from the tragic Club Q shooting. As of November 21, 2022, at 12:00 PM below are the numbers of victims (it does not include the suspect):


  • 5 deceased community members.
  • 17 community members who are injured because of a gunshot wound.
  • 1 community member who was injured, but not because of a gunshot wound.
  • 1 community member who was a victim with no visible injuries.


We know many more community members were present at Club Q during the shooting, who may be victims with no visible injuries. An example is a community member who ran out as the shooting occurred. We are asking anyone in the community who might have been a victim or has information about a potential victim, or might have seen something, has information about this incident, to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by calling1-800-CALL-FBI (or 1-800-225-5324).


The suspect remains in custody at a local hospital, so a photograph is not available at this time.


Original City News Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Five people are dead and 25 injured after a shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs at 3430 North Academy. Victims are being treated at both UCHealth Memorial and Penrose hospitals. The names of the victims are not being released until their families are notified.


Colorado Springs Police Department officers were dispatched to the location at 11:57 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19 after receiving a 911 call at 11:56:57pm. Officers arrived at 12:00 a.m. and the suspect was taken into custody at 12:02 a.m. The suspect has been identified as 22-year-old Anderson Lee Aldrich, who was also injured.


Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding and cooperating on the investigation. Multiple firearms were found at the scene. Law enforcement is still working to identify who the firearms belonged to. The suspect used a long rifle during the shooting.


We are asking anyone in the community who might have seen something, has information about this incident or has video to please contact the Colorado Springs Police Department’s nonemergency line at 719-444-7000.


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Statement from Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers in response to the mass shooting at Club Q

“Colorado Springs is once again in mourning after the tragic shooting at Club Q late last night. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families who are bearing the weight of this horrific tragedy.


As indicated, there is much we are still waiting to learn about the incident, but we know one or more patrons heroically intervened to subdue the suspect, and we praise those individuals who did so because their actions saved lives. We also thank our first responders from across the Pikes Peak region who quickly responded to help those in need


We are a strong community that has shown resilience in the face of hate and violence in the past, and we will do that again. As a community, we will provide for the victims and witnesses of this horrific event and law enforcement will pursue this case with the zealousness that the case deserves.”


Statement from Colorado Springs Police Chief Adrian Vasquez

“I want to express my deepest condolences to those families who have lost a loved one and those who were injured in this terribly sad and tragic shooting. I want every citizen in our city to know the men and women of the Colorado Springs Police Department stand with you during this tragedy. We are working tirelessly to ensure justice for the victims in this senseless and evil shooting.


“Club Q is a safe haven for our LGBTQ+ citizens. Every citizen has the right to be safe and secure in our city; to go about our beautiful city without fear of being harmed or treated poorly. I am so terribly saddened and heartbroken.”

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