Police: Teen fired AK-47 in parents' basement

Timothy Diegmueller (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Timothy Diegmueller (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

NORTH COLLEGE HILL, OH (FOX19) - A North College Hill teenager is facing charges after police say he fired an AK-47 in his parents' basement.

According to the arrest report, Timothy Diegmueller, 19, became upset when his parents told him that his automobile insurance was being cancelled due to his driving history. He then went into the basement  and fired an AK-47 into the basement wall.

When his father came downstairs, Diegmueller threatened to shoot him before the gun was physically removed from his possession.

His parents told police that Diegmueller had drank five beers, and officers also found drug paraphernalia, including glass pipes, water bongs and a digital scale.

Diegmueller is charged with domestic violence, possession of illegal drug paraphernalia, using a weapon while intoxicated and underage consumption.

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