A gunman opened fire inside a gay club in the US state of Colorado on Saturday night, killing five people and injuring 18.
A suspect was in custody and being treated for injuries, police said.
Club Q, in Colorado Springs, released a statement on Facebook saying it was “devastated by the senseless attack on our community”, and thanking customers who “subdued” the gunman.
In 2016, 49 people were killed in a shooting at a gay club in Florida.
Colorado Springs police said they received an initial emergency call about an active shooter at 23:57 (06:57 GMT) on Saturday.
The suspect was found inside the club when police entered.
Police did not immediately suggest a motive for the shooting and said the number of dead and injured could change as the investigation continues.
A fire department spokesman said casualties had been transported to hospitals very quickly, due to training for events such as this.
A statement on the Club Q Facebook page thanked “the quick reactions of heroic…