Robert Card, the alleged October 25, 2023, Lewiston, Maine, shooter, experienced voices in his head calling him a “pedophile,” based on the New York Post.
The Post additionally famous that Card’s household mentioned he “had been drinking heavily in the lead-up to last week’s mass shooting in Lewiston.”
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In May 2023, his son informed regulation enforcement Card was “hearing voices or starting to experience paranoia.”
Breitbart News reported the household contacted police as a result of they had been more and more involved with Card’s psychological state of affairs.
Sagadahoc County Sheriff Joel Merry indicated Card’s household contacted his workplace on May 3, 2023. He mentioned the household believed Card’s psychological state had begun a downward spiral in January 2023 and “they were worried about his well-being and noting his access to guns.”
An incident report filed by Sheriff Merry exhibits that Card’s ex-wife knowledgeable regulation enforcement that Card had lately picked up a variety of weapons from his brother’s home.
Breitbart News identified that police had been contacted once more in mid-September 2023 regarding Card.
A report from CNN signifies the Maine National Guard requested police to test on Robert Card in mid-September out of considerations that he may “snap and commit a mass shooting. Personnel from “the Sagadahoc County and Kennebec County Sheriff’s Offices” responded to the Maine National Guard request by attempting, unsuccessfully, to make contact with Card on September 16, 2023.
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