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Reports of active shooter causing ‘multiple casualties’ at bar in Maine

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Police are hunting an active shooter in Lewiston, Maine, following reports of multiple victims in several areas, according to local media outlets.

One of the incidents reportedly occurred in a bar, with footage shared online showing multiple police vehicles in the Lewiston area.

A message put out online by Maine State Police advised members of the public to “shelter in place”.

“There is an active shooter in Lewiston. We ask people to shelter in place. Please stay inside your home with the doors locked. Law enforcement is currently investigating at multiple locations,” the force said.

“If you see any suspicious activity or individuals please call 911. Updates to follow.”

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