Two bartenders Among the five victims were identified as in The mass shooting at Colorado gay club — where a witness said a night of dancing was punctured by shots, screaming, broken glass and blood everywhere.

Daniel Davis Aston, 28 years old, was killed in The gunfire at Club Q in Colorado Springs, his mom told ABC News

“He was our baby and he was our youngest,” Sabrina Aston told the outlet.

Derrick Rump, another bartender was also murdered in The attack according to to the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Rump was described by co-workers to the local newspaper as Funny and bubbly with one saying that he never forgets “kept his smile.”

Aston had made his transition from male to female. in June was a drag performer. as Well as According to friends and social media posts, a bartender

“He was always, ‘Do you need anything?’” Leia-Jhene Seals was a drag performer that took to the club’s stage Saturday night and told the Gazette.

Bartenders Derrick Rump (left) and Daniel Davis Aston (right) were killed in The attack.
Club Q in Colorado Springs
The night ended with shots and screaming, broken glass, blood, and screams.
AP/Geneva Heffernan

According to law enforcement officials, Anderson Lee Aldrich (22) allegedly entered the club at midnight and opened fire immediately. 25 others were also injured in the attack. 

Police said that brave patrons confronted Aldrich and were able stop him from causing more bloodshed. Aldrich was in Protective custody at a local hospital

Witness Joshua Thurman described the terrifying scene, telling reporters on Sunday he didn’t realize at first that someone was shooting.

club q victims 51
Daniel Davis Aston, a bartender, is one of the victims.

“I thought it was the music, so I kept dancing. Then I heard another set of shots and then me and a customer ran to the dressing room, got on the ground and locked the doors, and called the police immediately,” The 34-year old said.

Truman said he heard patrons screaming while Aldrich allegedly shot into the crowd.

He stated that he was thinking about “my mom, my friends, my loved ones” as He hoped he would make the trip alive. 

“There were bodies on the ground,” He told reporters: “blood, broken glass, broken cups and outside it was worse.”

He also added: “This is the only LGBTQIA+ place in the entire city of Colorado Springs. What are we supposed to do? Where are we supposed to go? How are we supposed to feel safe in our environment when it just got shot up?”

Club Q
At least five people were killed, and 18 others were wounded. in The mass shooting.
AFP via Getty Images
Club q gay nightclub shooting
Investigators are looking into hate crime allegations.
REUTERS/ Kevin Mohatt
Joshua Thurman
Joshua Thurman, Colorado Springs reacts the next morning to a mass shooting At Club QThe nightclub is LGBTQ friendly in Colorado Springs.

Joshua Thurman
Thurman was in The club at time of the shooting.

Joshua Thurman
Outside the crime scene, they embrace one another.

Investigators are investigating the motive and have indicated that they will be considering hate crime charges.

“Club Q is devastated by the senseless attack on our community,” The venue posted on Facebook. “Our prays and thoughts are with all the victims and their families and friends. We thank the quick reactions of heroic customers that subdued the gunman and ended this hate attack.”