A North Carolina family’s Thanksgiving ended in violence after a mother allegedly shot and killed her adult daughter, according to local police.
Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department arrived at the family’s apartment in the 300 block of Krupa Court shortly before 10 p.m., Fox 8 reported, citing a news release.
Police say Elvira Elizabeth Alexander is charged with murder and possession of a stolen firearm in the shooting death of her daughter on Thanksgiving Day. (Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
The officers found a woman with a gunshot wound who was transported to the hospital. The woman, identified as 37-year-old Chante Lavarche Alexander, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police said the woman’s mother, 56-year-old Elvira Elizabeth Alexander, has been charged with murder and possession of a stolen firearm.
Investigators described the crime as “domestic-related.”
A police spokesman said he didn’t know whether the suspect has a lawyer who can speak on her behalf.