One arrested in standoff at Moonlite BunnyRanch

Published: Feb. 20, 2023 at 11:02 PM PST
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MOUND HOUSE, Nev. (KOLO) - 8:17 A.M. UPDATE: The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office say they have arrested 28-year-old Dayton resident Savannah Henderson from the standoff.

She was booked into the Lyon County jail on these charges:

  • Four counts of possession of a firearm by a felon
  • One count of possession of a controlled substance
  • One count of discharging a firearm where others may be endangered
  • One count of obstructing a peace officer

Her bail was set at more than $86,000.

The BunnyRanch released a statement to KOLO, saying:

3:00 A.M. Update: The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office has released more details about the incident. Dispatch received a call about a fight between two co-workers around 9:35, and possible gunfire.

When deputies arrived, they say they heard shooting and evacuated people in the business. Investigators learned that a worker had fired her gun and barricaded herself in a room. After several hours of negotiation, she surrendered and was taken into custody.

Officials say no one was hurt in this incident.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office at (775) 577-5206, or email You can also anonymously make a report to Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.

We will keep you updated as we learn more.

Original Story: Lyon County deputies responded to a possible active shooter situation at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel in Mound House Monday night. Carson Now reports multiple gunshots were reported just before 10:00 p.m. It is not known how many people were inside the brothel at the time.

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is also part of the response.

KOLO 8 News Now has a crew headed to the scene and will update this story as more information becomes available.