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Woman Arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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The Sparks Police Department arrested a woman for assault with a deadly weapon Sunday afternoon.

Police responded to a report of a suicidal person with a gun at a home on Figoni Ranch Road around 1 p.m. They say they learned that a woman had pointed a gun at one of her family members, and that family member left the home to safety.

Police say the woman refused to come outside. They negotiated with her for 90 minutes before taking her into custody.

The woman's been identified as 64-year-old Xanthea Elsbree. She is being held on $30,000.00 bail.

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