• 90-year-old Memphis woman points gun at victim over leaves, police say

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    Memphis police arrested a woman who pointed a gun at someone over leaves, court records said. 

    According to police, officers were called to the 2300 block of Larose and talked to the victim who said Bessie Bowen pointed a gun at her because of the leaves in her yard. 

    During the altercation, the victim took photos and video of the woman pointing the gun at her, police said. 


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    Bowen agreed to let officers search for the gun, however, they only found a holster, police said. 

    The victim also told police she had an Order of Protection because the suspect assaulted her in the past. 

    Bowen was charged with Aggravated Assault and Violation of Order of Protection. 

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