ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota father faces charges of terroristic threats for allegedly pointing an AK-47 rifle at his daughter during an argument over school grades.
According to KMSP-TV, Kirill Bartashevitch, 52, grabbed his gun after his daughter swore at him and said she “hated” him. The girl’s mother stepped between the two, when according to a police report, Bartashevitch pushed his wife to the ground and pointed the gun at both of them.
The argument was prompted when the 52-year-old found out his daughter didn’t get straight A’s, a report said.
The daughter said she was never scared because she didn’t believe the gun was loaded.
Bartashevitch admitted to pointing the gun at both of them and said the gun was not loaded and he checked the chamber before pointing it at both of them.
The incident came to surface after the girl texted a friend about it. That friend showed to the message to her mother who passed it on to a school social worker.
Kirill Bartashevitch faces charges of two counts of terroristic threats for pointing the gun at his daughter and wife. Bail was set at $20,000 with the conditions Bartashevitch have no contact with his daughter or wife.