There would be 18 deaths from a Lewistonin Maine, where they registered during the night three shootings. There are believed to be 13 injured. The police ordered residents to stay indoors and lock the doors tightly because the attacker is still armed and at large. The police have released photos of the suspect: he is wearing dark trousers with a brown sweatshirt and still has the rifle with him. It would be about Robert Card, a weapons instructor in the U.S. Army Reserves. Last summer he was hospitalized for mental problems. Lately, according to rumors, he has lost his job. Lewiston city officials have announced that all public buildings, including schools, will remain closed for safety reasons.
He opened fire with an AR-15 style rifle in three different areas of Lewiston, Maine’s second largest city, and caused a massacre. The alarm went off around seven in the evening: since then, dozens of officers have been searching what until recently was considered a quiet town in Maine with 40,000 inhabitants. «Please stay at home. If you see any suspicious activity or individuals, call 911″, is the message immediately released by the police, who also published a photo of the armed attacker and an image of his car, a white Subaru Outback, hoping that someone will recognize him and facilitate the capture.
Card opened fire – according to local media reports – in three different areas: in a bar-restaurant, Schemengees, in a Walmart distribution center and in the Just-In-Time bowling alley where, according to rumors, a children’s party. Information which, if confirmed, would make the shooting even more serious. The governor of Maine Janet Mills follows the developments of the situation closely and urges citizens to follow the instructions of the police. President Joe Biden, during the state dinner for the Prime Minister of Australia Antony Albanese, was informed of the massacre and, in a conversation with the governor, offered all the federal support necessary in light of a “terrible” attack. The incident is destined to reignite the gun debate in the United States.
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