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US man who killed 18 in mass shooting commits suicide


22 killed, over 50 injured in US mass shooting

Robert Card who killed 18 people and injured dozens in a shooting rampage in Maine, USA on Wednesday has been found dead after a three-day manhunt.

Card was discovered dead with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, said Maine Commissioner of Public Safety Michael Sauschuck.

Sauschuck reported that the body was found at 19:45 local time (23:45 GMT) near a river in Lisbon Falls on Friday.

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At a news conference at Lewiston City Hall, Maine Governor Janet Mills expressed relief, saying, “I’m breathing a sigh of relief tonight knowing that Robert Card will not be a threat to anyone.”

She also mentioned that the discovery of the suspect’s body marks the beginning of the community’s “long and difficult road to healing.”

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Lewiston Police Chief David St Pierre conveyed his elation but noted that their work is not done, emphasizing that they will persevere and become better people in the aftermath of this tragedy.

The attack took place on Wednesday night at a local bar and a bowling alley in the small town of Lewiston.

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Seven people were killed at the bowling alley, eight at Schemengees Bar and Grille, and three died at local hospitals.