A 22-year old gunman took the lives of five people – Daniel Aston, Kelly Loving, Ashley Paugh, Derrick Rump, and Raymond Green Vance – and injured at least 19 others on November 19 during a shooting at the LGBTQ club Club Q in Colorado Springs, CO. The gunman was stopped by retired Army Major Richard M. Fierro and Club Q patron Thomas James, and remains in the custody of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, according to CNN.
Avenged Sevenfold has now stepped in to help the families and victims of the shootings with their Deathbats Club. The band is taking donations through both the below Ethereum address, as well as promoting Colorado Gives independent of the band, with the top donor winning "a yearly gift box featuring rare memorabilia, autographed collectibles, stage used items, and relics from the vault curated by [guitarist Zacky Vengeance] to the largest donor."
Get the details below, and shout out to Avenged Sevenfold for doing a good thing.
"Over the weekend, one of our @deathbatsclub family members was involved in the tragedy that took place in Colorado Springs, CO and we are all very thankful that he is ok. Unfortunately, 5 others were not and more are currently fighting for their lives in the hospital. We have set up the ETH address – 0x51738cBEc7b96635D3573942f9194b675eEf4bcd – and are taking donations through Dec 4th 12am PT. All proceeds will go to the Club Q Shooting Response by Colorado Healing Fund in his name. We‘ll also be sending Zacky Vengeance’s ‘BATsquiat’ 1/1 that comes with a yearly gift box featuring rare memorabilia, autographed collectibles, stage used items, and relics from the vault curated by ZV to the largest donor.
"If you would like to donate but do not have ETH, you can do so here: coloradogives.org/story/Clubq
"The outpour of support from you all has been incredible to witness. Thank you and keep looking out for one another."