The suspect in the Main mass shooting that left 18 dead and many more wounded was found dead this evening.
Robert Card was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound by a dumpster at a recycling plant in Lisbon, Maine.
The whole country can now breathe a sign of relief that the shooter is dead.
BREAKING NOW: Maine mass shooting suspect Robert Card found dead..
— Chuck Callesto (@ChuckCallesto) October 28, 2023
Fox News covers more on the story:
Robert Card, the suspect in Wednesday’s massacre that killed 18 people in Lewiston, Maine, has been found dead, law enforcement sources tell Fox News.
Law enforcement sources said that Card was found dead by the dumpster near a recycling plant in Lisbon, Maine with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Authorities said that the suspect previously worked at the recycling plant, but did provide details.
Unfortunately, Robert Card was not captured alive to face the punishment for the gross atrocity he committed.
However, it is good to know that no one can fall victim to what he has done.
BREAKING: Maine Gov. Janet Mills says the suspect wanted for killing 18 people at a bowling alley and a bar has been found dead in Lisbon Falls, Maine. Robert Card’s body was found at a recycling facility where he recently worked, an official told @AP. https://t.co/alpRk4G6Ck
— The Associated Press (@AP) October 28, 2023
Maine Gov. Janet Mills said she is “breathing a sigh of relief tonight,” after police confirmed that the suspect in the Lewiston mass shooting that killed 18 people has been found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
“Robert Card is no longer a threat to anyone.” pic.twitter.com/BPqA0ezYgE
— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 28, 2023
Here is a list of all the people who lost their lives to the gunman:
All 18 victims from Wednesday night’s pair of mass shootings in Lewiston, Maine have been identified.
Here are their names:
The victims include:
•Tricia C. Asselin, 53
•Peyton Brewer-Ross, 40
•William Frank Brackett, 48
•Thomas Ryan Conrad, 34
•Michael R. Deslauriers II,… pic.twitter.com/hdKwCAYmDK
— AlphaFo𝕏 (@Alphafox78) October 28, 2023
ABC News has more on the story:
Attorney General Merrick Garland thanked law enforcement for their efforts in finding the suspect and pledged continued support for those who have been impacted by the mass shooting.
“I want to thank our state and local law enforcement partners, along with the FBI, ATF, U.S. Marshals, and other federal agencies who have been working day and night to locate the shooter and keep the affected communities safe,” Garland said in a statement.
Garland said that the FBI would continue to provide victim support resources to those who have been devastated by the tragedy that happened in Lewiston on Wednesday.
“No community should have to endure these mass shootings which have become routine in our country,” Garland said.
My prayers go out to all the families and friends who lost loved ones, as well as the victims themselves.
As more develops in the aftermath of this tragedy, we will update you all.