Searching for Robert Card: The Manhunt for the Suspect after the Lewiston Shootings

Lewiston, Maine Shootings: Everything You Need to Know

In an unprecedented series of shootings in Lewiston, Maine, 22 people have been killed and 60 injured. The prime suspect, identified as Robert Card, a 40-year-old retired U.S. Army sergeant, remains at large and is considered "armed and dangerous."

Searching for Robert Card: The Manhunt for the Suspect after the Lewiston Shootings

Authorities initially responded to a shooting at a bowling alley on Mollison Way in Lewiston. Other shots fired were reported at the Schemengees Bar & Grille restaurant on Lincoln Street.

A "vehicle of interest" was located in the neighboring community of Lisbon, and matches the description of a vehicle Lewiston police were looking for in connection with the shootings.

Suspect Profile:

Robert Card, the prime suspect, has a history of mental health issues and has had previous run-ins with the law:

  • He threatened to carry out a shootout at the military training base in Saco, Maine.
  • He has a history of domestic violence arrests.
  • Card is a father of three and has been divorced twice.
  • One of his ex-wives has a restraining order against him.

Maine Gov. Janet Mills expressed solidarity with the victims and their families, emphasizing that "no city, state or town deserves this kind of violence." He also recalled that Maine has long been one of the safest states in the nation.

On the other hand, Lisbon Police Chief Ryan McGee urged citizens to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity. The search for Card is still underway and authorities have extended a curfew in areas near Lewiston.

Recommendations for the Community:

  1. Police have asked people to stay in their homes and be vigilant.
  2. Schools in the region have been temporarily closed as a precaution.
  3. Businesses have been advised to close while the search continues.
  4. Any information about Card's whereabouts should be reported to the police immediately.

This incident has left the community in shock, and investigations are continuing to bring the perpetrator to justice and restore peace to Lewiston. Updates will continue to be provided as the situation develops.

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