Maine Mass Shooting: 22 Dead, 50 Injured, Gunman at Large – Latest Reports

22 killed, 50 wounded in Maine mass shooting; gunman at large, say reports

The Maine shooting shocked the Lewiston community. On Wednesday, October 26, 2023, seven people were killed and several others injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart store.

Police have killed Robert Card, the shooter who opened fire on shoppers and employees. The motive for the shooting is still under investigation, but police believe Card acted alone.

All of the shooting victims were from the Lewiston area. Fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, and friends. Their deaths are a tragic loss to the community and the state of Maine.

Impact on the community

The shooting had a profound impact on the Lewiston community. Many are still struggling to come to terms with what happened. Some people experience anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Others struggle to cope with the loss of a loved one.

The shooting also had a significant impact on the local economy. The Walmart store where the shooting occurred is closed indefinitely. This put dozens of people out of work and cost Lewiston money.

Local Responses

The Lewiston community has come together to support each other and heal from this tragedy. Vigils have been held to honor the victims and show support for their families. The city has also set up a fund to help victims’ families with funeral expenses and other needs.

Several local businesses and organizations have also stepped up to help. Some agencies have provided food and supplies to victims and families. Others contributed money to a fund set up to help victims.

What can be done to prevent future shootings?

The Maine shooting is a reminder of the senseless violence that can happen in any community. It’s also a reminder of the importance of taking steps to prevent future shootings.

Many things can be done to prevent future shootings. These include:

  • Strengthening strict gun control laws
  • More funding for mental health services
  • Addressing the root causes of violence such as poverty and inequality
  • He teaches the public about the dangers of gun violence

The Maine shooting is a tragedy that has left a deep scar on the Lewiston community and the state of Maine. The community comes together to help each other and heal from this tragedy. But more can be done to prevent future shootings. We must build a safe and peaceful world together.