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Robert Card, man wanted in Maine shooting, found dead officials say



A Maine man wanted in shootings that killed over a dozen people and injured countless others is dead.

The Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office stated Friday evening that “the suspect in Wednesday night’s shootings has been located and is deceased.”

ABC News stated that Robert Card died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to CNN, he was found dead in the woods near the town of Lisbon.

Earlier on Friday, the 18 names of those killed Wednesday were released.

On Thursday evening, law enforcement officials were on Meadow Road in the town of Bowdoin to execute several search warrants, however, Card was not there.

According to Maine State Police, at 6:56 p.m., Wednesday, Auburn Communications Center was notified that a man walked into the Spare Time Recreation on Mollison Street in Lewiston and began shooting. This was confirmed by multiple 911 calls that followed.

At 7:08 p.m., The Auburn Communications Center received multiple calls that a man had come into Schemengees Bar and Grille Restaurant on Lincoln Street and began shooting.

Multiple law enforcement agencies and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the scenes.

At 8:06 p.m., police released a photo of Card to the media.

At 9:26 p.m., the Lewiston Police Department received a call identifying the man in the distributed photos as Card.

At 9:56 p.m., the Lisbon Police Department notified Lewiston Police that they had located a white Subaru at the Pejepscot Boat Launch in Lisbon. The vehicle was identified as belonging to Card.

Police have confirmed that there were seven people killed at Sparetime Recreation, and eight people killed at Schemengees Bar and Grille. Three additional people died after being transported to Central Maine Medical Hospital in Lewiston for treatment. An additional 13 people were injured in the shootings.

Over 350 law enforcement personnel had been involved in the search for Card, comprised of officers from all over the state, and national agencies as well.

Maine State Police had issued a shelter in place order and school closings to include the towns of Bowdoin and Lewiston that have since been lifted.

1 Comment

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  1. fed

    October 28, 2023 at 4:12 am

    Good riddance. Rot in Hell

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