Firearms, Ammunition Stash Found in Deputy Involved Shooting in Valrico
Charges have been filed in the post-midnight assault on deputies at Silver Pond Lane in Valrico. Allen Harmeyer, 45, reportedly fired a full 30-round magazine from his AK-47 assault rifle at the two deputies answering a domestic violence call.
Charges against a Valrico man who fired on deputies in a post-midnight shoot-out have been filed, according to a report from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
Allen Harmeyer, 45, of 4110 Silve Pond Lane, reportedly faces:
- One count of attempted murder on a law enforcement officer with a discharge of a firearm,
- Five counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, and
- One count of domestic violence battery.
Detectives discovered that Harmeyer had fired a full 30-round magazine of 7.62-by-.39 caliber rounds at the two deputies who responded to the scene, Dec. 14, after Harmeyer's girlfriend, Krystal K. Register, 34, called to report Harmeyer had hit her and forced her from their home after an argument.
"This is the standard military ammo used in most AK-47 style weapon systems," according to the report about charges. "In addition to the firearm used in this shooting, approximately 1,000 rounds of ammo and several other firearms have been seized."