Lewiston mass shooting suspect Robert Card found dead in Maine, sources say

The man suspected in Wednesday’s massacre that killed 18 people in Lewiston, Maine, has been found dead, sources told the NBC10 Boston Investigators Friday night. According to reporting on MSNBC , he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His body was found at a recycling center where he used to work and from which he as allegedly fired.

Robert Card was the subject of a dayslong manhunt that followed mass shootings at the Just-In-Time Recreation bowling alley and Schemengees Bar and Grille.

Specific details were not immediately available, but multiple sources told the NBC10 Boston Investigators there was no longer a threat. Four senior law enforcement officials told NBC News that Card had been found dead.

The update comes after days of angst as an armed and dangerous man was unaccounted for after 18 people were killed and 13 injured.

Shelter-in-place orders were in place in Androscoggin County and parts of neighboring Sagadahoc County. Those orders were lifted earlier Friday.

Investigators have received more than 530 tips and leads since the killings.

Updates to follow — Press conference at 10 p.m.

NBC Boston. ABC Portland

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