1 Mass Shooting At Colorado LGBT Club Kills Five, Injures Dozens
At least five people are dead and more than two dozen injured following a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs on Saturday night. The founder of an LGBTQ-friendly club where a deadly shooting took place Saturday night says his establishment was targeted. Witnesses say the gunman appeared to be on a "definite mission" as he opened fire, leaving five people dead and 25 injured. The suspect, who has been identified as Anderson Lee Aldrich, has been detained, but police say a motive remains unclear. According to Colorado Springs Police Chief Adrian Vasquez, Aldrich used a long rifle in the shooting, and two firearms were found at the scene. How was he stopped? According to police, he was tackled by several club patrons. At last check, the shooter remains hospitalized from injuries sustained in the fight to disarm him, however the extent of his injuries are unknown.
2 World Cup 2022: Day One – Qatar vs Ecuador
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is underway. To start things off, Qatar took on Ecuador in front of their home crowd, but walked away with a 2-0 loss, thanks to two goals from Enner Valencia, which put Ecuador in the Group A driver’s seat. As Qatar’s home crowd left the game early – many before halftime, the fans of Ecuador could be heard chanting, “We want beer!” French striker Karim Benzema will miss the entire tournament after suffering a thigh injury while training over the weekend. There was reported chaos around the Al Bidda FIFA Fan Zone when overcrowding, which forced security to shut down fan access. Harry Kane, of Team England, as committed to risking a yellow card by wearing a “One Love” armband as a symbol of diversity. Nine nations have agreed to sport the armbands as a statement against “Qatar’s human rights record.” Experts at Sporting News are split on who they’re favoring to win it all, with Brazil and Argentina getting the most love.
3 Tom Petty Estate Set To Sue Kari Lake Campaign Over Song Use
The estate of Tom Petty is going after Kari Lake, the former TV personality who unsuccessfully ran for governor of Arizona, for using one of his songs in her campaign. And it appears fans threw the flag, but more on that in a second. The tweet reads “The Tom Petty estate and our partners were shocked to find out that Tom’s song ‘I Won’t Back Down’ was stolen and used without permission or a license to promote Kari Lake’s failed campaign. This is illegal.” The statement notes that Petty's estate is “exploring all of our legal options to stop this unauthorized use and to prohibit future misappropriations of Tom’s beloved anthem.” Where do fans factor in? The tweet ends with “Thank you to all of the fans who brought this to our attention.”