Title: Suspected Gunman Found Dead after Lewiston Mass Shooting
Lewiston, Maine – In a tragic turn of events, Maine Governor announced today that Robert Card, the suspected gunman in the Lewiston mass shooting, has been found dead in a nearby wooded area. It is believed that Card, who had been on the run for several days, took his own life following the brutal attacks that shook the community.
The mass shooting, which took place earlier this week, left a horrifying toll of 18 people dead and 13 others injured. The victims ranged in age from 14 to 76 years old, leaving the community deeply devastated.
While the investigations are still ongoing, officials have revealed that a note was discovered near the scene. However, its contents have not yet been disclosed, further adding to the mystery surrounding the motive behind the deadly shooting spree.
Authorities launched an intense manhunt for Card, employing various resources to locate him. Divers were deployed to search a river near where his SUV was found, while law enforcement officers combed through a lettuce farm following reports of a gunshot. These efforts aimed to ensure the safety of the community and bring a swift resolution to the horrific incident.
In response to the situation, a shelter-in-place order was enacted, confining residents of Lewiston, Lisbon, and Bowdoin to their homes. However, this order has now been lifted, allowing residents to finally step out for the first time since Wednesday night. The community now begins the process of healing and supporting one another following this devastating tragedy.
The impact of the Lewiston mass shooting has reverberated throughout the nation, catching the attention of President Biden. In a statement, the president urged Congress to take urgent action to address the pervasive gun violence epidemic that continues to plague the country. This event once again shines a spotlight on the urgent need for comprehensive gun control measures to prevent future tragedies.
As the community grapples with the aftermath of this shocking incident, our reporters Sheila Flynn and Andrea Blanco will continue to provide updates from Lewiston. Fen encourages readers to come together in support of the victims’ families and to advocate for effective measures to curb gun violence in our society.