Do you want to quickly catch up on the latest news? The top stories of Friday, October 27, 2020.
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1. Still at large: Suspect in Lewiston, Maine mass-shooting
After a mass shooting that took place at a bar in Lewiston and a nearby bowling alley, 13 people were injured and 18 died. Robert Card, 40 is considered by the police to be a “person-of-interest” and “armed and dangerous.” Lewiston, Bowdoin and Auburn residents have been told to shelter in place and close local businesses and schools.
Connecticut State Police released a press release on Thursday. “No specific threat has been received. But in the interests of public safety we are closely monitoring and in close contact with our regional law-enforcement partners,” they said.
Gun Violence Archive reports that this tragedy is the deadliest and 565th mass shooting to date in 2023.
2. U.S. Airstrikes Targets in Syria Linked to Iran
According to a statement by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin who stated that the United States had launched airstrikes in Syria’s east against two locations linked to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps.