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Sparks Police Seize Dozens Of Firearms From Home By School

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Sparks police seized dozens of firearms from a house in a suburban neighborhood a half-block away from an elementary school Thursday after responding to a report about mental health concerns.


An evidence team took inventory Thursday of at least three dozen weapons stacked in a driveway outside the home on Del Rosa Way across the street from Diedrichsen Elementary School in east Sparks.

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The cache of guns included black assault-style weapons, rifles, shotguns and handguns.


No arrests have been made but an investigation is continuing.


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Sparks police Sgt. Ben Russell said in an email to The Associated Press the active investigation "is in regard to a mental health issue." He says no further details will be released at this time.


The school is on summer break.