Officials: Man threatens to shoot teens for ringing his doorbell

Todd Davis charged with aggravated assault, battery, carrying concealed firearm

Todd Davis
Todd Davis

A man was arrested for pointing his gun at two teens in Ocala on Wednesday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies responded to a call after a report of several teens running up to homes and ringing their doorbells.

Todd Davis, who does not have a concealed weapon permit, confronted a 13- and 14-year- olds yelling and saying, “Stop or I’ll shoot!”

Davis grabbed the 14-year-old boy by the arm, pointed a gun at his head and asked if he was the one who rang the doorbell, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The boy told Davis he wasn’t responsible and then he turned to a 13-year-old girl and pointed a gun at her.

Both teens were able to get away and told their parents about Davis shouting and pointing a gun at them.

A mother of one of the teens went to talk to Davis and he told her we was going to shoot the teens, the Sheriff’s Office said.

He lifted his shirt to show the woman his gun and told her, “I’m not joking.”

Deputies found Davis at Buster’s Bottoms Up Bar. He was placed under arrest.

Davis told police that he was tired of “those kids” ringing his doorbell and he approached them, officials said.

He was arrested for two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of battery and one count of carrying a concealed firearm.