Maine Shooting: Robert Card Arrested For Killing 22 Lives | Criminal Identified

At least 22 people lost their lives and 50 to 60 others sustained injuries

Maine State Police and a county sheriff previously reported there had been an active shooter on Wednesday night but did not provide details.Β 

"There is an active shooter in Lewiston," Maine state police said on the social media platform X.Β 

Maine Department of Public Safety Commissioner Michael J Sauschuck said, β€œRobert Card, 40, should be considered armed and dangerous."Β 

β€œPolice are currently searching for a Robert R Card. He is considered armed and dangerousΒ 

He added, β€œWe have literally 100s of police officers working around the state of Maine to investigate this case, to locate Robert CardΒ 

The Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office, seeking assistance from the public, shared two photos on Facebook featuring the suspect.Β 

Public safety commissioner said that hundreds of police officers searching for seeking Robert Card in Lewiston, Maine, shooting.Β 

Lewiston, situated in Androscoggin County, is approximately 35 miles (56 km) to the north of Maine's largest city, Portland.Β 

Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden has been briefed on the mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine and will continue to receive updates, Reuters reported citing a US official.Β