UPDATE: Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have identified the victim in this case as Tulvel Denise McDougald, 27.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak with a homicide detective, or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com.


A woman was killed in east Charlotte in what police described as a domestic dispute.

Authorities did not immediately release the victim’s name but said the homicide was reported just before 2 p.m. Monday in the 13200 block of Great Laurel Road, which is near the Interstate 485 beltway.

Officers sent to the residence found the woman with an apparent gunshot wound. Police detained a person of interest but did not say whether charges had been filed.

This article will be updated as more information is made available.