Update: Hunting prohibition repealed in four Maine towns after mass shooter found dead

10:30 p.m. update: The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is repealing the Shelter In Place hunting prohibition that was set to begin at midnight in the towns of Bowdoin, Lewiston, Lisbon, and Monmouth. Seasons will begin and continue as originally established in these towns.

Original article: Hunting in four Maine towns has been prohibited due to an ongoing search for the suspected Lewiston mass shooter Robert Card.

The four affected towns are Bowdoin, Lewiston, Lisbon, and Monmouth, according to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The order goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, October 28 until further notice.

Card is accused of killing 18 people and injuring 13 others at both a bowling alley and a bar on Wednesday night.

As for the rest of The Pine Tree State, deer and moose hunting season begins on Saturday, although a separate license is needed to hunt moose.

For more information regarding the closure and hunting laws, click here.

UPDATE 10:00 P.M. 10/27/2023: The emergency hunting closures that were set to go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on October...

Posted by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife on Friday, October 27, 2023

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