THIS WEEKEND was a bloodbath in many U.S. towns, as 21 people were killed from gun violence across the country.

Seattle, Colorado Springs, New York and other cities have been plagued by gun violence and deaths in a weekend marking the 601st mass shooting of 2022.

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Club Q was targeted by a gunman who killed 5 people, including two beloved bartenders[/caption]

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A 22-year-old gunman opened fire in the gay before he was subdued by patrons[/caption]

Colorado Springs: LGTBQ Club Targeted

Five people are dead after a gunman entered a popular gay club, Club Q, in Colorado Springs Saturday night.

Patrons of the club apprehended the gunman and beat him with his weapon, according to witnesses.

In a statement released by the venue, the actions of patrons to stop the gunman were praised:

“Club Q is devastated by the senseless attack on our community. Our prays and thoughts are with all the victims and their families and friends,” the club wrote in a Facebook post.

“We thank the quick reactions of heroic customers that subdued the gunman and ended this hate attack.”

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Mississippi

One man was fatally shot and six other people were wounded after a man opened fire in Mississippi following a dice game, according to police.

Christopher Turnage, 27, was shot and later died from his injuries, according to the WJTV.

Amanda Gatlin, 41, is in critical condition, Latasha Washington, Jabarious Smith, Latasha Gordon, Billy Barton, and Cornelius Scott, all suffered non life-threatening injuries, according to coverage from WGAU radio station.

University of New Mexico

Another shooting on the University of New Mexico campus left one student dead and a college basketball player injured, police have said.

A fight reportedly broke out between four people early Saturday morning which then escalated into a shooting.

Police are still searching for two of the four people involved in the incident, but say there is no threat to the public.

Chicago

18 people were shot in the Windy City over the weekend, with one fatality reported.

Two teen boys were shot in a drive by shooting, and are in stable condition.

A 60-year-old woman was also shot in a drive-by, and remains stable.

A 31-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to the armpit and rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.


New York

On Saturday morning, two male teenagers were shot in Staten Island in the early evening, according to The New York Post.

Both were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

In the Bronx, a 31-year-old man was shot in the early hours of Saturday morning after a verbal argument escalated quickly, according to AMNY New York.

The perpetrator fled the scene and has not been found since.

Houston

A man was killed and two others were hospitalized after a targeted shooting in a Houston suburb Saturday, according to ABC 13.

The three victims were waiting inside of a truck by an apartment complex when two armed suspects circled the truck and began shooting, striking the victims and nearby cars, police said.

Two of the armed suspects circled the truck, targeted the driver and began shooting while the suspect wearing the red hoodie fired multiple rounds, striking the three victims and other nearby cars, according to police.

Police say it appears the victims knew the perpetrators, though it’s unknown if they had planned to meet that evening.

Miami-Dade County

Two men are dead and a third is hospitalized after a triple shooting outside of a popular Miami restaurant.

Paramedics found three people who had been shot at the scene, according to Local 10.

It is still not clear who fired off the deadly shots or what led up to the overnight shooting.

Delaware County

Nearly 60 rounds of ammunition were fired in a deadly shooting in Yeadon, Delaware on Saturday night.

Two gunshot victims were pronounced dead on the scene, according to investigators.

Witnesses reported the victims had recently left a party, according to ABC 6, though it remains unclear what led up to the shooting.

Midtown Atlanta

Shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday morning, officers found two people dead from gunshot wounds in a Midtown Atlanta apartment complex.

Phillip S. Mills was arrested Sunday evening and charged with two counts of murder and aggravated assault, according to WSBTV2.

The shooting remains under investigation, and the identities of the victims have not been released by police.

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Police have continued investigations into all the shootings this weekend, but questions remain[/caption]

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