Wheeling police were called to 14th and Wood streets on reports of a fight. A bystander told police that one of the woman involved in the fight had a gun. Officers found a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the purse of 29-year-old Marion Pearson and placed her under arrest, police said. The victim told police that Pearson pointed the gun at her and then struck her in the forehead with it. Pearson is facing charges of wanton endangerment, carrying a concealed and deadly weapon and brandishing.