ON SATURDAY, November 19, 2022, five people at Club Q in Colorado Springs were murdered by a gunman.

Authorities identified two of the patrons in attendance at the tragedy who helped disarm the shooter as Richard Fierro and Thomas James.

Richard Fierro is a veteran of the US Army and assisted in disarming the Club Q shooter in Colorado Springs

Who is Richard Fierro?

Richard Fierro, 45, is a veteran of the US Army, where he served for 15 years.

On the night of the Club Q shooting, Richard and his wife were at the bar his daughter and friends.

During a drag performance, gunshots reportedly began ringing through the venue.

According to the New York Times, Fierro went into “combat mode.”

Read More on Shootings


Veteran says drag queen ‘stomped shooter with heels’ as they disarmed suspect


21 dead and 53 hurt as weekend gun violence plagues the US

“I don’t know exactly what I did, I just went into combat mode,” Fierro said, per the outlet.

“I just know I have to kill this guy before he kills us.”

Fierro continued: “Was he shooting at the time? Was he about to shoot? I don’t know.

“I just knew I had to take him down.”

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: