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Robert Card, Lewiston shooting suspect, found dead

After a three-day man-hunt, authorities found Robert Card’s body near a recycling plant in Lisbon, according to the Winthrop Police Department and U.S. Sen. Angus King.

Card was the suspect in the Lewiston shooting that took 18 lives on Wednesday.

Officials identified the 18 people who died:

Photo courtesy of the Maine Department of Public Safety
  • Joshua Seal, 36
  • Ronald Morin, 55
  • Lucy Violette, 73
  • Bob Violette, 76
  • Joe Walker, 57
  • Peyton Brewer-Ross, 40
  • Tricia Asselin, 53
  • William Young, 44
  • Aaron Young, 14
  • Bryan MacFarlane, 41
  • Thomas Conrad, 34
  • Joshua Lawrence Walker, 57
  • Arthur Strout, 42
  • Maxx Hathaway, 35
  • Stephen Vozzella, 45
  • Michael Deslauriers II, 51
  • William Brackett, 48
  • Keith Macneir, 64

Public Safety Commissioner Michael Sauschuck said officers found Card’s body around 7:45 p.m. on Friday with what seemed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

At roughly 6:56 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, Auburn Communication Center was alerted that a man open fired at Spare Time Recreation, a bowling alley, in Lewiston. At 7:08 p.m., Auburn Communications Center was notified that a man began shooting in Schemengees Bar and Grille Restaurant.

The Lewiston shooting marks the deadliest mass shooting in the United States this year. Additionally, according to the Gun Violence Archive, the Oct. 25 attack was the 565th mass shooting in the U.S. in 2023. In 2022, there were 29 homicides in Maine.


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