Mass Shooting and Multiple Scenes Reported in Lewiston, Maine



Active shooter image from surveillance video (SOURCE: Lewiston Police Department)
Active shooter image from surveillance video (SOURCE: Lewiston Police Department).

Police and firefighters, and paramedics from Lewiston, Maine responded about 7:15 p.m. ET, Wednesday, October 25, 2023 to a report of a mass shooting at the Schemengees Bar & Grille Restaurant, 551 Lincoln Street and at Sparetime Recreation Lewiston, 24 Mollison Way.

The two shooting scenes are about 4 miles apart.

At least 16 people are dead in multiple shootings in Lewiston, Maine, on Wednesday night, according to multiple law enforcement sources.


Lewiston shooting – Google Maps

The Maine State Police and the Lewiston Police Department have confirmed there is an active shooter situation in the city of Lewiston. Law enforcement is asking people to shelter in place, and have asked people to stay inside their homes with the doors locked. Law enforcement initially was investigating the two locations.

Lewiston Active Shooter (SOURCE: Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office.)
Lewiston Active Shooter (SOURCE: Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office.)

***Suspect for identification *** email responses to [email protected] or reply on Facebook messenger.
Law enforcement in Androscoggin County are investigating two active shooter events. We are encouraging all businesses to lock down and or close while we investigate. The suspect is still at large.

— Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office

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

— Main State Police

The first notification from the Maine State Police was at 7:06 p.m.

The first notification from the Lewiston Police Department was at 7:53 p.m.


The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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