Tammy Asselin, survivor of the shooting in Maine, United States, said she was relieved by the death of the shooter on Friday (28).
“It’s a relief that the community itself can definitely move forward without being afraid of him, but it’s also sad because we have a lot of unanswered questions,” Asselin told Kaitlan Collins. CNN, thrilled.
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She was separated from her 10-year-old daughter when the attack began Wednesday at the Just-in-Time Recreation bowling alley. Asselin lost her cousin, Tricia Asselin, in the incident.
“I know it gives my daughter some peace to know that he was arrested, because she was afraid that he was still there,” he stressed.
Wednesday’s shooting took place at a restaurant and a bowling alley, leaving at least 18 people dead and 13 injured.
The suspect is found dead
Maine shooting suspect Robert Card was found dead in a forest near Lisbon, about eight miles from Lewiston, where the incident took place, authorities said.
It was the deadliest mass shooting in the United States since the Uvalde school massacre in May last year.
That’s in addition to 565 such incidents in which four or more people were shot, excluding the shooter, across the country this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive.