by F.T. Norton
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February 23, 2007
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Sheriff: Woman took aim at officer who shot her

Conflicting 911 calls preceded a shooting on Marian Drive in which a Carson City woman armed with a handgun was shot and killed by a deputy Thursday night.

According to Carson City Sheriff's Department records, 911 dispatchers received at least three phone calls concerning a 36-year-old woman at 1813 Marian Ave. Her name is being withheld until next of kin is notified.

Sheriff Ken Furlong said the first call came from the woman herself at 10:23 p.m. where she requested an ambulance and expressed a desire to harm herself. That call was disconnected, and a dispatcher was able to reach …

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