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Maine active shooter: Police release suspect photos

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Police are searching for the gunman responsible for two shootings in Lewiston, Maine.

According to CNN, law enforcement sources said at least 16 people were killed and 50 to 60 injured in the gunfire.

The Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect is still at large and posted photos of him on its Facebook page.

“We are encouraging all businesses to lock down and or close while we investigate,” the sheriff’s office said.

The Maine State Police also posted about the shootings on Facebook.

“There is an active shooter situation in the city of Lewiston. Law enforcement is asking people to shelter in place. Please stay inside your home with the doors locked,” the post said. “Law enforcement is currently investigating at two locations right now. Again please stay off the streets and allow law enforcement to diffuse the situation. If you see any suspicious activity or individuals please call 911. Updates to follow.”

Suspect for Lewiston Maine shooting is pictured
This image shows the suspect police are looking for after two shootings in Lewiston, Maine.
Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office via Facebook

This is a breaking story and will be updated as more information becomes available.