Dmitriy Andreychenko Bio
Dmitriy Andreychenko is a 20-year-old man from Portland. He has been arrested for making a terrorist threat after wielding an assault rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition while filming himself entering a Missouri Walmart on Thursday afternoon.
Dmitriy Andreychenko was pushing a shopping cart in a Missouri Walmart and recording customers’ reactions while carrying a loaded tactical rifle, 100 rounds of ammo, and wearing body armor.
It appeared to be some kind of social experiment. He was apprehended without incident. pic.twitter.com/rz9KM8of0F
— Victor Stoddard (@VicStoddard) August 9, 2019
Dmitriy Andreychenko Age
He is 20 years old.
Dmitriy Andreychenko Background
According to his Facebook, he is from Springfield, Missouri but his hometown is Portland, Oregon. Work He lists himself as self-employed in a company named Roadway Express LLC as from May 8th, 2018 to date.
Dmitriy Andreychenko Education
Dmitriy went to Gresham High School in Gresham, Oregon and later joined Ozarks Technical Community College for a course as an Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in Springfield, Missouri.
Dmitriy Andreychenko Family, Wife
Dmitriy was married to Angelica and his wife Angelica states she is expecting ‘Baby Chenko’ in January 2020. Her profile states she has been married to the suspect since May 2016.
Dmitriy Andreychenko Facebook Post
Here’s pictures of the latest right-wing Republican nut job who entered a Missouri Walmart with a loaded assault rifle. His name is Dmitriy Andreychenko , and his Facebook feed is loaded with anti-LGBT and liberal bashing posts, some of which expressed violent thoughts. pic.twitter.com/3cS8gGopLR
— DJDANIEL (@webguru4real) August 9, 2019
In a February Facebook status update Andreychenko wrote: ‘It’s official. I hate Walmart. Apparently they won’t sell Rifle and shotgun ammo if your under 21. “New policy” However I can walk into the store with a loaded .40 and nobody says anything. What a joke.’
Dmitriy Andreychenko Missouri Walmart Active Shooter Scare
On August 9th, 2019 in the morning hours, Police were called about a possible active shooter at Missouri Walmart. Springfield police Lt. Mike Lucas said, The store manager pulled a fire alarm and told people to evacuate,
“He walked in here, heavily armed with body armor on, in military fatigues, and caused a great amount of panic inside the store,” Lucas said about the incident that came days after mass shootings at an El Paso Walmart and an Ohio entertainment district that left more than 30 people dead. “… Obviously, what’s happened in Texas and Dayton and all that kind of stuff in the last seven days — that’s on everybody’s minds.”
It was not clear what motivated the person in custody to enter the Springfield store.
Dmitriy Andreychenko Arrested
The man in body armor had been seen pushing a shopping cart and recording video of himself on a cellphone, police told NBC affiliate KYTV.
Though police did not name the person, police and online jail records indicate Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, had been arrested.
— D Y (@sea_4_nepenthe) August 9, 2019
Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, was arrested at a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri after he turned up to the store carrying an assault rifle, gun and carrying 100 rounds of ammunition. Police said he was armed but no shots were fired. He was arrested for making a terrorist threat
Walmart said in a statement that “the behavior of a customer was concerning to those inside our store and out of caution, law enforcement was contacted.”
When police arrived, there were “a lot of people hiding outside” behind barriers and businesses in a scene that “was pretty chaotic for a couple of minutes,” the police Lt. Mike Lucas said.
“His intent was not to cause peace or comfort to anybody that was in the business here,” Lucas said. “In fact, he’s lucky he’s alive still, to be honest.”
Police praised the firefighter’s actions amid the chaos and panic created by the armed man.
Missouri Walmart Left Terrified
You mean this fan of yours?
DMITRIY ANDREYCHENKO pic.twitter.com/pfk7swLUXn
— ??? ??????? ? (@OhEffendi7) August 9, 2019
A customer at the Missouri Walmart, Tammy Lea told KYTV that she was in the checkout line when she saw people running from the store, “screaming there was a gunman in the store, a shooter in the store.”
“I am still shaking. It is just terrifying,” she told the station. Another customer, Julie Belew told NBC News in a phone interview that she had parked and was about to get out of her car and go into the store when she heard someone yell, “Is that a real rifle?” She said she then saw a man with his hands up.
Belew said that the first thing that came to her mind was Saturday’s deadly shooting at the El Paso Walmart.
Police Investigation Report
On the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, Springfield Police Officers arrested 20-year-old (DOB: 09/29/1998) Dmitriy N. Andreychenko for 1st degree making a terrorist threat.
The case is currently under review by the Greene County Prosecutor. Once formal charges are filed by the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office more detailed information will be released.
The suspected white supremacist/potential terrorist who went to a Walmart in Springfield MO armed with a gun, body armor and 100 rounds of ammo, is named DMITRIY ANDREYCHENKO. He has been charged with a 1st degree Terrorist Threat.
Why are some media outlets covering his face? pic.twitter.com/aSdQihCQ4h
— Tariq Nasheed ?? (@tariqnasheed) August 9, 2019
Thank you to members of the media and the community of Springfield for your patience as this investigation continues.
Carrying of Firearms is Legal In Missouri
The open carrying of firearms is legal in Missouri, as long as the weapon is not displayed in a threatening manner, according to the National Rifle Association’s website.
Dmitriy Andreychenko Facebook
Dmitriy Andreychenko Instagram, Twitter
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Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Springfield police said ‘an armed individual was arrested’ for making a terrorist threat but no shots were fired
- They were called to the store in Springfield, Missouri on Thursday afternoon
- Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, was held at gunpoint by an off-duty firefighter until police arrived after he was seen walking around wearing a bullet-proof vest
- Lt. Mike Lucas said panicked shoppers fled the area and the scene was ‘chaotic’
- Police said the man was recording himself using his phone while pushing a cart
- Days ago he shared footage of himself firing an Anderson Arms AR-15 5.56
- In February he posted on Facebook: ‘It’s official. I hate Walmart. Apparently they won’t sell Rifle and shotgun ammo if your under 21’
- He added in the post: ‘“New policy” However I can walk into the store with a loaded .40 and nobody says anything. What a joke’
- Cops said about the stunt he pulled: ‘He’s lucky he’s alive still, to be honest’