The incident is reminiscent of the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting, when a gunman stormed a gay nightclub in Florida and shot and killed at least 50 people.
Gay nightclub shooting in Colorado Springs.
There is a continuous increase in shooting incidents in America. This year, many incidents of firing have come to the fore from different cities of America. Now the latest case has come to light from Colorado Springs, where a gunman opened fire in a gay nightclub on Sunday, injuring several people. Some eyewitnesses have also said that many people were killed. A video related to this incident is going viral on social media, in which a large number of police forces can be seen on the streets outside the club.
This incident of firing took place on ‘Transgender Day of Remembrance’ or TDOR. Transgender Day of Remembrance is celebrated every year on 20 November to honor the struggle of the transgender community. Celebrating it started from the year 1999. On this incident of firing, US media reports have been told that the gunman has opened fire on at least 10 people using a sniper rifle. Although no information has been received about why the gunman fired? And why did you target the people of the transgender community.
Similar shooting happened in 2016
The incident is reminiscent of the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting, when a gunman stormed a gay nightclub in Florida and shot and killed at least 50 people. 53 other people were also injured in this incident. The person who opened fire in this nightclub was the lone attacker, who was identified as 29-year-old Umar Mateen. He opened fire at the Pulse club in Orlando, where many people were partying. The assailant, armed with an assault rifle and a handgun, took some people present there hostage before opening fire. After this, he fired a lot of bullets, in which 50 people died.
Shooting incidents increased in America
At the same time, earlier this year, there was a shooting incident in a gay nightclub in Oslo city, in which two people were killed and 20 others were injured. Let us tell you that many incidents of firing have come to light in America this year. Incidents of firing are reported from different cities every day. In the last few months, many people have lost their lives in such incidents.
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