At least 22 reportedly killed in Maine mass shootings

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At least 22 people have reportedly been killed and many others injured during shootings Wednesday night in Maine.

“Law Enforcement is attempting to locate Robert Card 4/4/1983, as a person of interest regarding the mass shooting at Schemengees Bar and Sparetime Recreation this evening. CARD should be considered armed and dangerous. Please contact law enforcement if you are aware of his whereabouts,” the Lewiston Maine Police Department wrote on Facebook. The post includes a photo of the man.

In a prior post, the department shared the image of a vehicle and asked anyone who recognized it to contact police. “It is believed that the front bumper may be painted black,” the post noted.

A vehicle of interest has been found in Lisbon, Maine, Mike Sauschuck, commissioner of the Maine Department of Public Safety, noted in a news briefing, according to CNN.

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NBC News reported that according to a Lewiston police source, at least 22 people were killed. Fifty to 60 individuals were wounded, the outlet reported, citing four law enforcement officials briefed on the issue.

Lewiston, Maine, city councilor Robert McCarthy told CNN that 22 people are dead and that this information was “confirmed by the city administrator.”

“As our state mourns this horrific mass shooting, we appreciate the support we’ve received from across the country, including the call I received from President Biden offering assistance,” a tweet on Republican Sen. Susan Collins’ “@SenatorCollins” X account noted. The social media account states that “All tweets originate from the Press Office of Senator Susan Collins.”

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