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      Assemblyman arrested in Las Vegas

      Las Vegas, NV (KRNV & MyNews4.com)-- Assemblyman Steven Brooks has been arrested after threatening Democratic Speaker-elect Marilyn Kirkpatrick.

      The Las Vegas Sun reports that Brooks was arrested yesterday with a loaded gun after threatening to shoot Kirkpatrick. He was taken into Las Vegas City Jail on one count of intimidating a public officer by threat of physical violence.

      In the wake of the arrest, Executive Director of the Assembly Democratic Caucus Brendan Summers released a statement saying, "We understand an investigation is currently ongoing and we have no further comment at this time."


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