Woman Charged After Allegedly Pointing Gun at Family Member

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SPARKS, NV - A Sparks woman has been arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at a family member.

Around 1PM Sunday, Sparks police were called to the 2000 block of Figoni Ranch Road on a report of a suicidal subject with a firearm.

Once on scene, officers were told that 64-year-old Xanthea Elsbree had pointed a firearm at one of her family members, who was able to leave the residence safely.

Officers made contact with Elsbree, who confirmed she was armed and did not want to exit the home.

After about 90 minutes of trying to negotiate with Elsbree, she exited her home and was arrested.

With the use of a search warrant for the home, officers were able to recover the firearm.

Elsbree has been charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Obstructing with the use of a Firearm. Her bail is $30,000.