(TargetLiberty.org) – The suspected gunman from the mass shooting in Maine, Robert Card was found dead on Friday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Authorities confirmed the man’s death which came after he killed at least 18 people while injuring 13 others in two different locations in Lewiston, Maine. The shooting took place in a restaurant and a bowling alley. Both local and federal law enforcement have been trying to hunt down Card for days following the shooting.
Card’s body was found close to Lisbon near the woods, around eight miles away from Lewiston which is where the shooting had taken place.
Maine Gov. Janet Mills (D) stated that the discovery had only occurred because of the tireless work of “local, county, state and federal law enforcement” officials who had tirelessly searched and arrived at this moment. She further expressed gratitude for the help, bravery, and determination of all those involved in the search.
During the press conference, Mills stated that for many this would allow them to breathe a “sign of relief.”
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) issued a similar statement on X, formerly known as Twitter, about how thanks to the work of the first respondents the residents of Maine would be able to relax that night. She further pointed out that President Biden had informed her of the death of the suspect. She proceeded to express her appreciation for the work of all those who had bravely assisted in the search. Finally, she expressed her condolences to all those who had been injured and the families of those who had been killed during the attack.
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