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Club Q Suspect’s Bomb Threat Case Was Dismissed Because Victims Wouldn’t Testify

Colorado authorities and newly unsealed court documents confirmed it wasn't the first time the 22-year-old has faced criminal charges.

The suspect in last month’s Club Q’s shooting was arrested last year on felony charges, but the case never made it to trial because the victims — the suspect’s relatives — wouldn’t testify, Colorado authorities said Thursday.

Anderson Lee Aldrich is accused of fatally shooting five people and wounding 17 others at the gay nightclub in Colorado Springs last month. Prosecutors charged Aldrich, who uses they/them pronouns, with 305 criminal counts on Tuesday.

And on Thursday, Colorado authorities and newly unsealed court documents confirmed it wasn’t the first time the 22-year-old has faced criminal charges.

Read more at NPR

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