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"18 precious souls stolen": Biden honors Maine mass shooting victims

Posted on AllSides November 3rd, 2023
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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited Lewiston, Maine, on Friday in the wake of mass shootings there that left 18 people dead and more than a dozen injured.

Driving the news: The October shootings, which took place at a bar and bowling alley on the same night, were the deadliest of 2023 thus far.

The suspect was found dead days later with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, concluding a manhunt that had prompted lockdowns in communities around Lewiston.

The big picture: Upon arrival Friday, Biden and the first lady...

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