Police: mother points gun at daughter

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) — Police say a western Pennsylvania woman who allegedly pointed a loaded gun at her 19-year-old daughter and made death threats has been charged with aggravated assault and other crimes.

The Beaver County Times (http://bit.ly/12296zp ) reports Wednesday that 43-year-old Tracy Lee Pasquale of Beaver Falls was charged with making terroristic threats, illegal possession of a firearm and harassment after the June 3 incident.

Authorities say Pasquale and her daughter were involved in an argument concerning the daughter’s father. Tracy Pasquale allegedly went to a bedroom and pulled a handgun from a drawer and began making threats.

Pasquale is being held in Beaver County jail, unable to post $100,000 bond. No attorney was listed on court papers.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 13.

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