By Daniel Ingle –
At approximately 11:57 p.m. Saturday night, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to 3430 North Academy for a shooting incident.
Five people are confirmed dead and twenty-five people are confirmed injured. Victims were transported to UC Health Memorial and Penrose hospitals.
The suspect, who has been identified as 22-year-old Anderson Lee Aldrich, was take into custody at approximately 12:02 a.m., two minutes after officers arrived on scene. Aldrich used a long rifle during the shooting.
Anyone 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.