PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Portsmouth Police responded to a report of a woman being threatened at gun point near an elementary school Tuesday morning.
Jan Clark with Portsmouth Police said a call came in just before 9 a.m. about a confrontation between two women in the 300 block of Deal Drive, directly across the street of Hodges Manor Elementary School.
At the scene, officers found 56-year-old Mary Schepp with a black wooden gun that looked like an automatic handgun. Later, police learned Schepp was upset because someone had parked in her driveway.
Clark said Schepp was taken into custody and issued a summons for brandishing a firearm. She was released to Safe Haven for a health evaluation.
Neither Hodges Manor Elementary School nor nearby Woodrow Wilson High School were placed on lockdown during the incident.
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