CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WILX) -- A witness to Friday night's shooting in Charlotte, who wished to remain anonymous, told News 10 that the victim was in violation of a personal protection order aimed at keeping her mother safe.
"They've had some domestic problems before, the mother and the daughter, and she had gotten out of jail that morning."
The witness said they saw the daughter beating up her mother on the front lawn, and that the mother was screaming and begging for someone to call 9-1-1.
"They got the lady away from her daughter that was beating her up, and she went after them with a rock. The guy went to call the cops, and I watched her go back into the house, and shot [gun] in the house."
After hours of police and S.W.A.T. units waiting outside the home, the girl came out.
"She was wearing a red and white coat, and her right hand was in her pocket, the witness says. "She walked down the front steps, towards a cop, and pulled a gun out, then they opened fire on her and she fell to the ground."
A witness on scene last night told news ten that police fired eight rounds, but today News 10 hears it may have been closer to 20. The victim was given CPR, and the witness said she was breathing as she was being taken to the hospital.
"I pray to god that she will be okay and she gets the help that she needs, that the mother is okay, that the family can heal from this, and that she survives."