Robert Card, Suspect in Maine Mass Shooting, Discovered Deceased with Evident Self-Inflicted Gunshot Injury

According to sources within law enforcement, Robert Card, the individual linked to the tragic incident that claimed 18 lives in Lewiston, Maine on Wednesday, has been located deceased. Maine State Police made the discovery at 7:45 p.m. on Friday night.

“Our community can now breathe a sigh of relief,” Lewiston Police Department David St. Pierre said.

Police have confirmed that Robert Card was discovered deceased near a recycling plant in Lisbon Falls, Maine, next to a dumpster, bearing an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Although the exact location was not disclosed by the police.

It was revealed that the suspect had previously been employed at the recycling plant, but specific details were not immediately provided. During a press conference on Friday night, Maine Governor Janet Mills expressed her gratitude to local and state law enforcement for their assistance in locating Card.

“This discovery is entirely thanks to the hundreds of local, county, state and federal law enforcement members from all over and people from other states as well, people who searched tirelessly to arrive at this moment,” Gov. Mills said at the Friday night news conference.

After the mass shootings at Sparetime Recreation bowling alley and Schemengees Bar and Grille, a two-day manhunt was initiated to locate Robert Card. This operation involved the collaboration of numerous law enforcement units, including the FBI, SWAT teams, and the elite ‘BORTAC’ Border Patrol unit. Card was considered armed and dangerous during this intensive search.