Daron Stinson, 21, has been arrested after he posted videos of himself threatening people with a fake gun to Instagram. Stinson, an aspiring comedian, billed the terrifying acts as pranks.
He uploaded the videos to his Instagram page, funniestnphilly. They often feature footage of Stinson and his friends staging fights, roughing up bystanders and even firing pellet guns at scared individuals. In one video, he threatens a 52 year old man and steals the salt he was using to clear ice off a sidewalk.
His father, Rodney Stinson, told NBC10, “He considers it funny. He does a lot of other things. Nothing with the gun is funny. Nothing. I don’t consider it funny.”
Stinson was charged with aggravated assault, robbery, making terroristic threats, and reckless endangerment among others. He is being held with a $125,000 bail, reports The Smoking Gun.
The latest posts in the Instagram account have pictures of Stinson accompanied by captions such as “He will be home soon free Wildboy Ron” and “Free my brother thx all the fans that are supporting him and all y’all hater.”