The suspect in a mass Maine shooting in the US has been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, US media reported Friday, after an intense manhunt that lasted more than two days.
Details surrounding the suspect’s demise were not immediately known, but authorities in Maine have called for a news conference at 10 pm (local time) to provide further information. The incident has left the community in shock and mourning as they grapple with the aftermath of this tragic event.
The shooting spree in Maine, which claimed the lives of 18 innocent individuals, unfolded over a harrowing 48-hour period. Law enforcement agencies worked tirelessly to track down the perpetrator, who had eluded capture until this grim discovery.
The victims’ families and friends in Maine are left to cope with unimaginable grief, their lives forever altered by this senseless act of violence. As the nation mourns alongside them, questions arise about what led to this tragedy and how such devastating events can be prevented in the future.
While we await further details from authorities abt the mass murder in Maine, our thoughts are with those affected by this heartbreaking incident. May they find solace and strength during this difficult time.
Maine Shooting a tragic two days – Biden
Earlier, Biden said the mass shooting in Maine shooting brought “a tragic two days — not just for Lewiston, Maine, but for our entire country.”
“I will continue to do everything in my power to end this gun violence epidemic. The Lewiston community – and all Americans – deserve nothing less,” Biden said in a statement released by the White House.
Authorities on Friday identified the victims dead in Maine Shooting, ranging from a husband and wife in their 70s, to a 14-year-old boy killed alongside his father.
The killing spree in a bowling alley and bar-restaurant marked the deadliest mass shooting in the US this year.