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. 

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.

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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.”

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A police spokesman said he didn’t know whether the suspect has a lawyer who can speak on her behalf.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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