Victim identified in deadly east Charlotte shooting

Police investigating deadly shooting in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police have identified a woman killed in an east Charlotte deadly shooting Monday afternoon.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department confirmed Tulvel Denise McDougald was killed during the shooting.

CMPD focused the investigation in a neighborhood off of Albemarle Road, on Great Laurel Road.

Police tweeted about the investigation around 3:42 p.m.

A later report released by CMPD stated that a call for service had been placed at 1:55 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found McDougald in the home with an apparent gunshot wound. She was was pronounced deceased at the scene by Medic.

A person-of-interest was detained at the home and is cooperating with detectives. Initial evidence indicated to police that this was a domestic-related situation.

Neighbor James Rice said he was surprised to hear about what what was transpiring just yards away from his own home.

"We were actually totally surprised. This is a nice quiet neighborhood so the first reaction was to want to know what actually went on,” said Rice.

He said he hadn’t heard of any previous issues regarding the home where detectives responded.

“My son was concerned earlier that it might have been one of his friends, but that turned out to be misinformation,” said Rice.

He said that the community is normally very quiet and he has never heard of a homicide happening within the neighborhood.

“I’m sorry for whoever lost their life and I hope justice is dealt out and I hope this neighborhood continues to be a quiet, peaceful neighborhood," said Rice.

This remains an active investigation and anyone with further information related to this case is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

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