In June 2021, Anderson Lee Aldrich, the 22-year-old suspect in the mass shooting at a gay club in Colorado, threatened to kill his mother, Laura Voepel.
He was arrested at the house where his mother, Laura Voepel, was renting a room in June 2021 in Colorado Springs.
She called police claiming her son was threatening her, and he was taken into custody on charges of kidnapping and felony menacing.
The charges were later dropped and Aldrich was released from custody.
Footage from the Ring door camera of the owner of the home shows Aldrich exiting the house with his hands up and barefoot, and walking to sheriff’s deputies.
Anderson Lee Aldrich, was identified by authorities on Sunday as the person allegedly responsible for the Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs.
He was taken into custody at the scene and transported to hospital for unspecified injuries.
Colorado Springs Police Chief Adrian Vasquez said Mr Aldrich entered the club and began firing a long rifle before being subdued by witnesses.
Two guns were recovered at the scene.
A motive has not yet been determined.
Who is Laura Voepel, Anderson Lee Aldrich mother?
Laura Voepel is the mother of accused Colorado Springs mass shooter Anderson Lee Aldrich.
She is also the daughter of Randy Voepel, an outgoing Republican state Assembly man in California.
According to her LinkedIn page, Laura Voepel worked as a support engineer for a Colorado Springs company called Tek Experts.
“Skills: Client Billing · Refunds · Customer Satisfaction · Exceeding Quotas · Emotional Management · Visio · HTML5,” she wrote.
She was previously Sales Lead at Chico’s FAS, Inc., a manager at Sopranos Italian Fine Dining, and Director of Sales for Urban Worx.
She volunteered as a bulletin specialist for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, according to her LinkedIn page, which says her responsibilities included “Details/photos of ward activity and events. I cover the events and post on ward bulletin board for all members.”