Officers posted at the Canada-U.S. border have received an “armed and dangerous” alert from the Canada Border Services Agency. border, alerting them to the possibility of the man suspected of murdering at least 18 people in southern Maine by shooting them.
In Lewiston, which is located around 260 kilometers (161 miles) southwest of the border with New Brunswick, the shootings were reported on Wednesday night.
Residents of southern Maine were urged to lock their doors and stay indoors while a huge hunt for cards continued on Thursday. The CBSA claims to be collaborating with U.S. and Canadian law enforcement agencies. the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Customs and Border Protection to “protect Canada’s borders against any threat or attempt at illegal entry.”
According to the Canadian border agency, all points of entry along the Canada-U.S. Keep the border open.