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Charges: Man Pointed AK-47 At Daughter Over Grades

2:44 pm - 02/04/2013
Charges: Man Pointed AK-47 At Daughter Over Grades

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – A 51-year-old St. Paul man is accused of pointing an AK-47 assault rifle at his daughter after the two argued about her grades in school, according to charges filed Friday in Ramsey County Court.

Kirill Bartashevitch was charged with two felony counts of terroristic threats in connection with the Jan. 13 incident.

According to the complaint, St. Paul Police responded to St. Paul Central High School on Jan. 17 after a report of an assault against a 15-year-old female student. A social worker at the school had received a report from a parent who had been monitoring her son’s electronic communications. The communications showed that Bartashevitch had sent the son a message that he had pointed an AK-47 rifle at the girl.

The complaint states that the girl and Bartashevitch were arguing at their residence on Jan. 13 about her grades in school. She was getting two Bs in school instead of two As. He swore at the girl, who then told him she hated him, and he grabbed a recently purchased AK-47 and pointed it at her.

According to the complaint, he bought the rifle because he knew it would soon be banned. The girl’s mother jumped between them when he pointed the gun, and the girl was eventually ordered to go to her room by Bartashevitch.

The girl’s mother told police that when she intervened, Bartasevitch threw her to the floor and that he pointed the gun at both of them, the complaint states.

On Jan. 24, police conducted a search warrant of his home and found 9mm ammunition and receipts for the purchases of two rifles.


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flying_pandas 4th-Feb-2013 11:22 pm (UTC)
the mother and daughter should have been armed, obviously.
romp 5th-Feb-2013 04:39 am (UTC)
*high five*
astridmyrna 4th-Feb-2013 11:23 pm (UTC)
not_emily 4th-Feb-2013 11:23 pm (UTC)
what the fuck. what in the actual fuck.
tsu_ 4th-Feb-2013 11:25 pm (UTC)
why is there no onion tag?! WHY IS THIS NOT SATIRE?! D: D: D:

abiding 4th-Feb-2013 11:36 pm (UTC)
Oh my fucking word.
tabaqui 4th-Feb-2013 11:38 pm (UTC)
Cue the raft of idiots who 'applaud' this father for 'taking charge'.
yeats 4th-Feb-2013 11:45 pm (UTC)
laptop wankgate, 2.0?
oceandezignz 4th-Feb-2013 11:47 pm (UTC)
2 Bs and a gun being pointed at you?! Holy fuck not only is that just A) ridiculous but B) EXTREMELY OVERBOARD.

As in buying the damn guns cuz you think Obama's gon take it away. :|
messiah_noire 5th-Feb-2013 02:23 am (UTC)
Not that I find his behaviour in any way acceptable, but - over 2 Bs?! o_O Seriously, if that's his standard I would have been shot by now...
urplesquirrel 4th-Feb-2013 11:47 pm (UTC)
baked_goldfish 5th-Feb-2013 12:36 am (UTC)
Yyyyep, because the other first rule of guns is, "Always treat a weapon as though it's loaded." This father is exactly the type of person who should never be within 1,000 feet of a firearm.
strandedinaber 4th-Feb-2013 11:49 pm (UTC)
tiddlywinks103 4th-Feb-2013 11:51 pm (UTC)
I...just can't.

On some level, it is morbidly funny, because his parental frustration is obvious, but sorry son, you do not get to point guns at people, especially your own kids and wife, especially over some fucking grades. He pushed his wife, too? And the whole "I'd better stock up before Obummer bans them" thing is so damn paranoid and dumb as shit.
gloraelin 5th-Feb-2013 01:08 am (UTC)
"parental frustration" means that it's FUNNY when a father points a GUN at his daughter for two B GRADES*?! what the shitting fuck kind of humor is that? NO. NO NO. Not okay, ever.

*instead of As, which is still not bad, and shit, sometimes things happen in class, and I'd lay bet that a considerable amount of any stress that caused issues at school is because of her fucking father.
aviv_b 4th-Feb-2013 11:52 pm (UTC)
This is the real problem with guns. When a gun is available, that's the go to solution. I probably don't need to reiterate that having a gun in the home is much more likely to get you or a family member killed than it is to protect you from an intruder.

And no surprise, who are most negatively affected by guns in the home? Women.
From one study:

Whereas most men are murdered away from home, most children, older adults, and women are murdered at home. A gun in the home is a particularly strong risk factor for female homicide victimization. Women in the United States are at far greater risk of homicide victimization than women in other developed countries, and the greatest danger for women in homicides that occur in the home comes from their intimate partners— especially partners with guns.

The presence of a gun makes quarrels, disputes, assaults, and robberies more deadly. Many murders are committed in a moment of rage. For example, a large percentage of homicides—and especially homicides in the home—occur during altercations over matters such as love, money, and domestic problems, involving acquaintances, neighbors, lovers, and family members; often the assailant or victim has been drinking. Only a small minority of homicides appear to be the carefully planned acts of individuals with a single-minded intention to kill. Most gun killings are indistinguishable from nonfatal gun shootings; it is just a question of the caliber of the gun, whether a vital organ is hit, and how much time passes before medical treatment arrives.
wowsolovely 5th-Feb-2013 12:26 am (UTC)
Great comment.
herongale 4th-Feb-2013 11:55 pm (UTC)
Holy fucking SHIT.
I am literally agape and motherfucking APPALLED. Wow.

Can you imagine if this girl is eventually sent back to live with him after all this online notoriety? Omfg. >:E This makes me so fucking ANGRY. So. Fucking. ANGRY.
layweed 4th-Feb-2013 11:57 pm (UTC)
what excellent parenting there
kitanabychoice 5th-Feb-2013 12:04 am (UTC)
man, seriously? here's a guy who needs his gun ownership card revoked because pointing a gun at your child over their GRADES (not even awful grades at that) is just not the actions of a responsible gun owner. OR parent, while I'm thinking about it.
bleed_peroxide 5th-Feb-2013 12:23 am (UTC)

Oh my god. And the worst part is that I can see the same people that were all "you go, dude!" over that dad that humiliated his daughter over the laptop will think this guy is giving her "tough love" or what-the-fuck ever.
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