MANHUNT UNDERWAY FOR MAINE MASS SHOOTING SUSPECT ROBERT CARD
A manhunt is underway after mass shootings yesterday in at least two locations in Lewiston, Maine.
At least 18 people died, and dozens were wounded in the shootings.
Police are searching for 40-year-old Robert Card of Bowdoin, Maine.
He is considered a person of interest in connection with the mass shootings at Schemengees Bar & Grille and Just-in-Time Recreation in Lewiston, Maine.
Card is considered armed and dangerous.
Call 911 immediately if you spot him.
Authorities say Card is a firearms instructor trained by the U.S. Army and was recently committed to a mental health facility.
Card is an Army reservist in Maine.
Military officials say Sgt. 1st Class Robert R. Card II is a Petroleum Supply Specialist in the Army Reserve, enlisting in December 2002. He has no combat deployments. His awards include the Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal x2, Humanitarian Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Army Service Ribbon.
Authorities say Card had been committed to a mental health facility for two weeks this past summer. Card had reported hearing voices and had threatened to carry out a shooting at the military training base in Saco.
The only criminal history Card had in Maine before the mass shooting is an arrest for OUI in April 2007 in Topsham. He was found guilty in May 2007. He was fined $500 and served 48 hours in jail.
The Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office says they have had interactions with Card in the past but did not release the nature of the interactions.
Police say a vehicle belonging to Card was located in Lisbon, Maine, last night.