Legislator says someone fired paintball at home after vote

BIDDEFORD — A Maine lawmaker who cast a critical vote on gun control legislation says someone fired a paintball gun at the window of his home in an attempt to intimidate him.

Sen. David Dutremble broke a 6-6 tie Tuesday in supporting a bill to limit gun magazines to 10 rounds in Maine, sending the bill to the full Legislature with an "ought to pass" recommendation from the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee.

The following evening, police received a report of someone firing a paintball at a second-floor window in his home. The paint caused a mess but didn't break the window.

The Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/1829R9P ) says Dutremble said in a statement that lawmakers should not be subjected to threats or acts of violence. Police are investigating.

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Jerome Young's picture

This is outrageous, obviously

This is outrageous, obviously we need to include a paint gun registry.

RONALD RIML's picture

That's why they're called "Gun Nuts"

simply can't abide reasonable decisions by reasonable legislators......

JERRY ARIPEZ's picture


Gone MAD...Mentality Allows Dizzy....

Steve  Dosh's picture

Legislator says someone fired paintball at home after vote

Mainers, Friday 13:00 hst ?
Guns ?
Wasn't me or n e one we want to know
We live here in Hawai'i • 
/s , Dr. Dosh & ohana
Aloha from Pahoa HI us of a 96778


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