The particular person accused of killing 5 individuals at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub was coated in bruises from the rampage in new snaps launched Wednesday, Nov. 23, after showing visibly dazed in court docket.
Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22 – who identifies as non-binary and makes use of the pronouns they/them – was seen with bruises on his face and neck within the snaps after being overpowered by two bystanders in the midst of the assault allegedly at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub on Saturday, November 19.
Aldrich was sentenced to detention with out bond throughout his first court docket look on Wednesday, November 23.
He appeared dazed throughout the video listening to, his head slumped and resting on his shoulder as if sleeping.
“Might the accused please state his identify?” requested decide Charlotte Ankeny.
“Anderson Aldrich,” he replied weakly.
Aldrich, who appeared bloodied and bruised, sat virtually immobile throughout the five-minute listening to and spoke solely when requested by two public defenders to face beside him within the El Paso County Jail.
“Anderson Aldrich, have you ever watched the video concerning your constitutional rights on this case?” requested the decide.
“Sure,” Aldrich replied in a whisper after an extended pause.
Aldrich will doubtless be charged with homicide and a hate crime, however formal costs have but to be filed.
The suspect is accused of getting into Membership Q simply earlier than midnight on Saturday and opening fireplace, killing 5 individuals and injuring greater than a dozen others.
The alleged shooter’s rampage ended when he was tackled by two individuals within the membership, who disarmed him and restrained him till cops arrived.