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US Senators Question Army After Reservist Kills 18 in Maine Mass Shooting

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US Senators Question Army After Reservist Kills 18 in Maine Mass Shooting

US Senators Question Army After Reservist Kills 18 in Maine Mass Shooting

US Senators Question Army , After Reservist Kills 18 , in Maine Mass Shooting.

On November 6, two senators from Maine questioned the U.S. Army's inspector general, seeking answers in the wake of the state's deadliest shooting.

On November 6, two senators from Maine questioned the U.S. Army's inspector general, seeking answers in the wake of the state's deadliest shooting.

ABC reports that Army reservist Robert Card opened fire at a Lewiston bowling alley and bar on October 25, killing 18 people and injuring 13 others.

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ABC reports that Army reservist Robert Card opened fire at a Lewiston bowling alley and bar on October 25, killing 18 people and injuring 13 others.

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According to law enforcement, Card's fellow soldiers had previously expressed concerns regarding his mental health.

U.S. senators Susan Collins and Angus King said in a letter to Lt.

Gen.

Donna W.

Martin that they seek to understand "what occurred, or failed to occur" at a federal level.

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U.S. senators Susan Collins and Angus King said in a letter to Lt.

Gen.

Donna W.

Martin that they seek to understand "what occurred, or failed to occur" at a federal level.

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As we continue to grieve the needless loss of life that day, we must work to fully understand what happened β€” and what could have been done differently that might have prevented this tragedy β€” on the local, state, and federal levels, U.S. senators Susan Collins and Angus King, via ABC.

As we continue to grieve the needless loss of life that day, we must work to fully understand what happened β€” and what could have been done differently that might have prevented this tragedy β€” on the local, state, and federal levels, U.S. senators Susan Collins and Angus King, via ABC.

Senators asked questions regarding when the Army seeks to temporarily remove firearms from a soldier's possession by invoking state laws.

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Senators asked questions regarding when the Army seeks to temporarily remove firearms from a soldier's possession by invoking state laws.

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Senators also asked what circumstances would prompt the Army to report personnel to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

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Concerns regarding Card's mental health during his military training resulted in a 14-day hospitalization at a Katonah, New York, psychiatric hospital.

Concerns regarding Card's mental health during his military training resulted in a 14-day hospitalization at a Katonah, New York, psychiatric hospital.

Democratic Gov.

Janet Mills has also convened an independent commission to determine the facts related to the shooting, including law enforcement response.

Democratic Gov.

Janet Mills has also convened an independent commission to determine the facts related to the shooting, including law enforcement response.

ABC reports that the sheriff's office called off a statewide alert looking for assistance with locating Card one week before the deadly shooting.

ABC reports that the sheriff's office called off a statewide alert looking for assistance with locating Card one week before the deadly shooting


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