UPDATE – Lewiston police told NBC news that at least 22 people were dead.
Earlier, law enforcement confirmed at least 16 people are dead and dozens more have been injured after a bowling alley came under fire in Lewiston, Maine, Wednesday evening. Some reports indicate as many as 50 people may have been hurt.
Reports are circulating of shots fired at additional locations, including a local bar, according to law enforcement.
A suspect is not yet in custody. Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office shared a photo of the alleged gunman on Facebook Wednesday evening, asking for identification help via messenger or email.
Maine Governor Janet Mills posted on X that she was aware of the situation and urging “all people in the area to follow the direction of State and local enforcement. I will continue to monitor the situation and remain in close contact with public safety officials.”