- Associated Press - Thursday, September 3, 2015

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) - A retired Maine lobsterman who shot an intruder hours after buying a gun to defend himself may have to give up his gun because his apartment complex bans them.

Sixty-seven-year-old Harvey Lembo said Wednesday complex officials told him their rules prohibit firearms.

Russ Gagne, who works for the management company, says the rule is for the safety of the tenants.

Lembo says he bought the gun Monday after several break-ins. He says he found an intruder in his apartment after midnight and shot him in the shoulder after he bolted toward the front door.

Gagne tells the Portland Press Herald the company is looking into improving security.

The intruder, 45-year-old Christopher Wildhaber, appeared in court Wednesday. A hearing on a motion to revoke his probation will be heard this week.

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