Police are holding a press conference at 11:30PM ET. They say Robert Card is still on the run and over 100 officers around the state are investigating this and searching for him.
They wouldn’t give any firm numbers on casualties and they label Robert Card as a person of interest, not a suspect.
Police have just released information on the shooter, Robert Card, as they continue their manhunt:
The suspect is being identified from several accounts. One account said the name was said over the police scanner in Maine.
This is said to be the BOLO that went out of the suspect, identified below:
Police have issued a BOLO (Be On the Lookout) for an individual named Robert Card. He is believed to be driving a 2013 white Subaru Outback. If spotted, please report to authorities and exercise caution.#Maine #Lewiston #Auburn #Shooting #MassShooting #ActiveShooter pic.twitter.com/qN68rrYOEh
— Raw Reporting (@Raw_Reporting) October 26, 2023
I had another tweet posted with more on the suspect, but the owner deleted the tweet, perhaps due to uncertainty about the information.
Below are new photos of the gunman.
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) October 26, 2023
Fox News is reporting live that the death toll is now 22 and that the suspect may be in custody:
BREAKING: per law enforcement source prelim info is 22 dead in Lewiston, ME shootings at 3 locations – Walmart distribution center, a bar, plus third location.
FBI supporting and mobilized, Maine State Police taking lead investigative role.
Possible suspect in custody.
— Jacqui Heinrich (@JacquiHeinrich) October 26, 2023
CNN is reporting that it’s at least 16 dead and 50-60 injured:
Breaking: Law enforcement sources tell @CNN, 16 people are dead and between 50-60 are injured in what appears to be an ongoing active shooter situation in Maine.
The latest: https://t.co/vrJDIPa1LF
— Abby D. Phillip (@abbydphillip) October 26, 2023
The entire city of Lewiston, Maine is being told to shelter in place as police hunt down a gunman who has killed at least 10 people and injured dozens more.
The Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office has put the entire city on lockdown, telling people to shelter in place.
Below is a photo of the suspect:
Here’s the shelter in place order WGME:
Maine State Police says it is responding to an active shooter situation in Lewiston.
A shelter in place order has been issued for the entire city.
Police are asking residents to stay home with their doors locked.
Investigators say they are at two locations right now.
The Lewiston Police Department says the two locations are Schemengees Bar and Grille and Sparetime Recreation.
Here’s a little more on what happened in Lewiston:
BREAKING: At least 10 people are dead and dozens more have been injured in a mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine, according to law enforcement sources who have been briefed on the shooting. https://t.co/VxJea7Yjei pic.twitter.com/tSrtiAMVHP
— ABC News (@ABC) October 26, 2023
A bowling alley in Lewiston, Maine came under fire Wednesday evening. There are additional reports of shots fired at a local bar and a Walmart distribution center.
More than ten people are dead and dozens more have been injured, law enforcement sources who have been briefed on the shooting confirmed to ABC News.
The suspect is not yet in custody.
Maine State Police are calling this an “active shooter situation and asking people to shelter in place.
We’ll update this as soon as we have more…