18w ago / 9:13 PM EDT

ATF Boston agents responding

Daniel Arkin

Agents with the Boston branch of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are responding to the active shooter event, the field office said on X.

18w ago / 9:04 PM EDT

Central Maine Medical Center responding to 'mass casualty' event

Daniel Arkin
Alex Lo

Central Maine Medical Center, a health care complex in Lewiston, said it was "reacting to a mass casualty, mass shooter event."

The medical center said it had "no specifics to share on the number of casualties."

18w ago / 9:00 PM EDT

Lewiston police report active shooter incident, identify 2 places

Phil Helsel

Lewiston police said on social media that they were dealing with an active shooter and identified two businesses.

"We are currently dealing with an active shooter incident (Schemengees and Sparetime Recreation). Please stay off the roads to allow emergency responders access to the hospitals," police said on Facebook.

NBC affiliate WCSH of Portland, citing a police official, also reported those locations.

Schemengees appears to be a bar and restaurant, and Sparetime Recreation appears to be a bowling center, according to their websites.

18w ago / 8:49 PM EDT

City says 'stay inside with doors locked,' identifies 3 locations police are investigating

Phil Helsel
Valeriya Antonshchuk

The city of Lewiston issued a shelter-in-place order and identified three areas where police were investigating.

"The target of the manhunt is reportedly connected with shootings that occurred in on Goddard Road, Mollison Way and 500 block of Lincoln Street. Officials say the suspect may be armed," the city government said in a statement.

The city said people should “stay inside with doors locked” and not approach unfamiliar people.

18w ago / 8:49 PM EDT

City of Auburn also tells people to shelter in place

Phil Helsel

The city of Auburn, which is adjacent to Lewiston, said there is an active shooter incident in Lewiston and told people there to shelter in place.

“ALL Auburn & Lewiston residents are strongly urged to shelter in place, lock all doors & report suspicious individuals and activities to 9-1-1. Most businesses in the area have closed/are closing,” Auburn said on social media.

18w ago / 8:49 PM EDT

Gov. Janet Mills says she has been briefed on shooting

NBC News
18w ago / 8:49 PM EDT

Authorities release photo of man with rifle

Phil Helsel

The Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office released photos of a man with a rifle and said it was "investigating two active shooter events."

18w ago / 8:49 PM EDT

Law enforcement in Maine warns of active shooter, tells people to shelter

Phil Helsel

Maine State Police said tonight they were investigating an "active shooter" in Lewiston and urged people to shelter in place.

State police and the Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office alerted people on social media shortly after 8 p.m.

Further details were not immediately available.