US News / Death toll in US due to mass shooting - 16 people killed, dozens injured

Zoom News : Oct 26, 2023, 09:00 AM
US News: The incidents of firing in America are not stopping. The latest case is from Lewiston, America. At least 16 people have died in a mass shooting at businesses in Lewiston, Maine, according to US media. There are reports of dozens of people being injured. According to media reports, at least 16 people are reported dead in indiscriminate firing by a person. This figure may increase further because a large number of people, i.e. dozens, have been injured by bullets. The condition of some of the injured is critical.

According to the police, a shooter carried out this firing incident on Wednesday night. The Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office posted two photos of the suspect on the social media platform X and said he was at large. The police have released the photo of the attacker and sought help from the people. In the photo, a bearded man wearing a long-sleeved shirt and jeans is holding a firing rifle and firing.

large number of casualties

Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston issued a statement saying there were mass casualties. The injured were transported to various hospitals. Lewiston is part of Androscoggin County and is located about 35 miles (56 km) north of Maine's largest city, Portland.