Wife of Nev. lawmaker worried about his stability

Steven Brooks (North Las Vegas Police Department)
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Updated: 1/22/2013 3:47 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The wife of a Nevada Assembly member accused of threatening another state legislator reportedly told police she was worried about her husband's mental stability.

Democratic Assemblyman Steven Brooks of Las Vegas was arrested Saturday night on a felony charge of intimidating a public officer by threat of physical violence.

The Las Vegas Sun, citing a law enforcement report, said Brooks' family members told police that Brooks said he was "willing to have a shootout" and was "not afraid to die."

At a news conference Tuesday, North Las Vegas police Sgt. Tim Bedwell identified incoming Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick as the target of the alleged threat. He said police were investigating whether other lawmakers also were threatened.

Brooks' lawyer, Mitchell Posin, said Brooks was hospitalized in Las Vegas for treatment of internal bleeding.

 

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