18 people were killed and 13 injured in this week’s Lewiston mass shooting. The manhunt ended Friday night when the suspect, Robert Card, was found dead in Lisbon Falls. This post will be updated continously.
OneLewiston Community Vigil is scheduled for Oct. 29, at 6 PM at Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 122 Ash St. Lewiston.
From the City of Lewiston:
We invite the community to join in the OneLewiston Vigil where we can collectively mourn, grieve, and celebrate the memories of the victims, stand in solidarity with their grieving families, and express our deep gratitude to the brave first responders who rushed to their aid.
Let us send a powerful message that, in the face of adversity, we are OneLewiston, bound by the strength of our shared humanity and the resilience of our community.
Press Conference, Oct. 28.
Press conference is scheduled for 10pm.
WATCH LIVE: Maine State Police plans to hold a news conference at 10 p.m. now that the body of murder suspect Robert Card has been found.
Posted by WGME CBS 13 News, Portland on Friday, October 27, 2023
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) October 28, 2023
NEW: The body of a deceased Robert Card was found Friday night near a recycling area in Lisbon. https://t.co/cHbKCSlQOO
— Sun Journal 🗞 (@sunjournal) October 28, 2023
— Mal Meyer (@MalWGME) October 28, 2023
These are the victims. 18 dead.
RON MORIN, 55
PEYTON BREWER-ROSS, 40
JOSHUA A. SEAL, 36
BRYAN M. MACFARLANE, 41
JOSEPH LAWRENCE WALKER, 57
ARTHUR FRED STROUT, 42
MAXX A HATHAWAY, 35
STEPHEN M. VOZELLA, 45
THOMAS RYAN CONRAD, 34
MICHAEL DESLAURIERS II, 51
JASON ADAM WALKER, 51 pic.twitter.com/SN8NqIVVu4
— Zach Blanchard (@ZachBlanchard) October 27, 2023
My statement recognizing the lives of the Lewiston shooting victims pic.twitter.com/F28plhDZnX
— Governor Janet Mills (@GovJanetMills) October 27, 2023
Many may be wondering how they can help survivors of the Lewiston shootings and their families, as well as the families of those who lost loved ones Wednesday night.
Here’s three reputable charities that have set up fundraising efforts.https://t.co/A6NmVSUysw
— Bangor Daily News (@bangordailynews) October 27, 2023
#UPDATE: The State Medical Examiner's Office says the victims of the mass shootings in Lewiston range in age from 14 to 76.
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) October 27, 2023
— WFVX WVII News (@FoxABCMaine) October 27, 2023
Beloved shooting victim was a staple at Lewiston bowling alley, golf course https://t.co/r3YAvfO5jr
— NEWS CENTER Maine (@newscentermaine) October 27, 2023
BREAKING: Those slain in the Lewiston massacre ranged in age from 14 to 76, according to the Maine medical examiner, which has now identified all victims. https://t.co/PaeYaiqlAF
— NECN (@NECN) October 27, 2023
— Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs (@NickAtNews) October 27, 2023
This is Aaron Young, one of the 18 killed in the Lewiston mass shooting.
— WMTW TV (@WMTWTV) October 27, 2023
— Cristina Frank (@CristinaWMTW) October 27, 2023
A volunteer youth bowling coach, a high school freshman and his father, and a bar manager whose father said he tried to confront the gunman and died "a hero” were among the at least 18 people killed in the mass shooting in Lewiston.
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) October 27, 2023
Our heartfelt condolences to the family of former @MSEASEIU1989 member Joshua Seal who was murdered in the mass shooting in Lewiston on Wednesday evening. Below is a statement from MSEA: pic.twitter.com/oIoQttZ2lZ
— Maine AFL-CIO (@MEAFLCIO) October 27, 2023
One was an amazing father and a hero who died trying to stop a mass shooting. One was a bowling coach. Another one had the best jokes.
These are some of the victims of Wednesday’s mass shootings in Lewiston.https://t.co/zS2a2LkJjs
— Bangor Daily News (@bangordailynews) October 26, 2023
(1/3) The cornhole partner of Joseph Walker is 15 year old Madison Sanborn of Lewiston. Joseph's pride and joy Halloween cornhole tournament was supposed to be tomorrow. The tournament is canceled, but their family is asking people to sign up on the Scoreholio app as a tribute. pic.twitter.com/wDrgBZnq63
— Joe (@NewsProJoe) October 27, 2023
Michael Deslauriers II was killed because he attempted to stop the gunman and save lives over his own.
Another hero that needs to be remembered and recognized.
Personally, this heros daughter is my son Owen’s elementary school teacher at Poland and the entire class is… pic.twitter.com/4Od8OAa8qQ
— Scott Tapley (@ScottTapley) October 27, 2023
A father spent hours looking for news about his son after a mass shooting in Maine. He eventually learned that his son, a bar manager, died while trying to "protect his people" by grabbing a knife and confronting the gunman. https://t.co/CvbGCM6YCW pic.twitter.com/9SuHz0iUxa
— WCVB-TV Boston (@WCVB) October 26, 2023
The Maine CDC is standing with the communities and families impacted by the tragedy in Lewiston. We are working with public safety and government leadership to provide the support in our communities right now and in the coming days. If you need support, here are some options… https://t.co/NKg0qTow9q
— Maine CDC (@MEPublicHealth) October 26, 2023
Talking with your kids about the mass shooting tragedy in Maine: Child Therapist Tanne Gabler takes your questions live about age-appropriate ways to talk with your children about the tragedy in Maine. Please post your questions in the comments. https://t.co/D8MTayin57
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) October 26, 2023
From the Maine Principals Association:
Update on Fall Playoff/Championship Schedules
As we continue to deal with this statewide situation, we are requesting that all games scheduled for this weekend be postponed. We ask that people take the time to connect with students and families to make sure that they are okay socially and emotionally. The games that were scheduled will be played at some point, but it is important that we take the time to make sure that everyone is okay.
The MPA has developed tentative schedules for all activities but also realizes that these schedules may need to be revised based on what transpires.
Cross Country State Championships
Saturday, November 4 at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast
Volleyball State Championship
Class C, Monday, October 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Ellsworth High School
Class A, Tuesday, October 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Southern Maine
Class B, Tuesday, October 31 at 6:00 p.m. at Cony High School
The Field Hockey Regional Championship games have been rescheduled to Thursday, November 2. The south games will be played at Fryeburg Academy and the north games will be played at Messalonskee High School. The State Championship games remain scheduled for Saturday, November 4.
The Class A, D, and 8 Person Semifinal games have been rescheduled from Tuesday, October 31 to Thursday, November 2 and the Class B and C semifinal games have been rescheduled from Wednesday, November 1 to Friday, November 3. Saturday, November 4 is now left as a make-up date for the games scheduled on November 2 and 3. The Class A, D, and 8 Person Regional Championship games are scheduled for Tuesday, November 7 and the Class B and C Regional Championship games will move to Wednesday, November 8. The State Championship games will be scheduled for Saturday, November 11.
Games scheduled for this weekend should be rescheduled to next week on Monday or Tuesday. The next round of the football playoffs will be scheduled for Saturday, November 4. The 8-Man Championship will remain scheduled for Saturday, November 11. The 11-Man State Championship games will remain scheduled for Saturday, November 18.