According to sources close to the I-Team, it has been discovered that Robert Card, who is currently a person of interest in the tragic mass shooting incident that occurred in Lewiston, Maine, has connections to Massachusetts. The shooting incident, which resulted in several fatalities, has left the community in shock and mourning. Card’s alleged involvement has only added to the tragedy and has raised questions about his ties to the neighboring state. Investigations are ongoing, and more information is expected to emerge in the coming days.
According to CBS News, a tragic incident occurred in Lewiston, Maine on Wednesday night, resulting in the loss of 16 lives and leaving at least 50 others injured. The number of casualties varied over time, as reported by law enforcement officials. Our hearts go out to the families and loved ones affected by this devastating event.
Lewiston, Maine is a charming city located approximately two hours north of Boston and 30 miles north of Portland. As the second largest city in Maine, it boasts a vibrant and bustling community that is perfect for those seeking a mix of small-town charm and big-city amenities.
The U.S. Marshals, as well as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), are present at the location as part of the federal agencies involved. CBS News reports that police in New England have been placed on high alert, with law enforcement agencies as far as New York City keeping a close eye on a be on the lookout alert that has been sent to tens of thousands of officers.
The upcoming media briefing by the Maine State Police is set to take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at Lewiston City Hall. You can catch the live broadcast of the event here on CBS News Boston.
Gunfire erupted at Sparetime Recreation bowling alley on Mollison Way, followed by additional shots being fired at Schemengees Bar and Grille located several miles away on Lincoln Street.
Authorities have conducted a widespread search in various Maine communities with the help of the police and FBI. The search has been ongoing throughout the night.
As per a bulletin from law enforcement, CBS News reports that Card is currently serving in the Army Reserves and is stationed at Saco, Maine. It has been noted that his most recent address is located in Bowdoin, Maine.
Located nearby Lewiston is Bowdoin, and Lisbon where Card’s vehicle was discovered is also just a short distance away.
According to sources from the I-Team, it has been revealed that Card owns multiple vehicles, including a motorcycle, that are registered under his name. Due to his supposed connections with the state, the police have taken precautions by setting up overnight surveillance along the Massachusetts border. Additionally, officers have also been stationed along the Maine and New Hampshire borders as a safety measure.
Details about Card’s connections to Massachusetts are currently unknown.
According to the authorities, if you happen to come across Card, who is 40 years old, do not approach him as he is considered to be armed and dangerous.
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