The 40-year-old had recently threatened to attack military installations
Army armored vehicles patrol along with nearly the entire Maine police force around the city of Lewistonwhere last night a 40-year-old US Army Reservist, killed at least 22 people in cold blood, in three different parts of the city.
The offender, Robert Card, is still on the run and a massive manhunt has been launched to locate him while schools remain closed and residents have been instructed to stay off the streets.
#WATCH : FBI has now entered.
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The same “considered armed and dangerous”according to a police Facebook post, and remains at large.
A mass shooting left multiple people dead in the city of Lewiston, Maine, as authorities said a ‘person of interest’ was at large, armed and dangerous and warned people to shelter in place https://t.co/bnh2eiZwac pic.twitter.com/ZMNjVftsqm
— Reuters (@Reuters) October 26, 2023
According to new police information released by the US media, the 40-year-old killer – who was also a certified firearms instructor had psychological problems.
He had stated that “he heard voices” while he had been hospitalized a few months ago in psychiatric clinic for two weeks.
Officials also said that Card had recently threatened to attack a National Guard base in Saco, Maine.
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