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Autopsy Shows Lewiston, Maine, Mass Shooter May Have Suffered from Traumatic Brain Injury

HeadlineMar 08, 2024

An autopsy report reveals tissue samples from the brain of an Army reservist who killed 18 people during a mass shooting at a Lewiston, Maine, bowling alley and bar last October showed signs of traumatic brain injury. Robert Card was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot two days later. The 40-year-old worked at an Army hand grenade training range and is thought to have been exposed to “thousands of low-level blasts.” The findings came as a commission investigating the mass shooting is hearing testimony from several of Card’s former Army colleagues. Leading up to the shooting, Maine police had been alerted the gunman was a possible danger after he threatened to “shoot up” his military base.

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