MUG - Mitzi Mathias - 11/12/19

Mitzi Mathias has been charged with attempted first degree murder. (Photo: Sumner County Sheriff's Office)

PORTLAND, TN (WSMV) - A woman has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after an apparent domestic incident, according to Portland Police.

Police responded to a traffic accident scene near the intersection of Highway 52 and 109 where a shot was fired inside a car. 

The woman inside the car, Mitzi Mathias, made statements to police about her mother that led officers to the house she shares with her mother. Officers responding to the home found the front door of the house broken and smashed, and the suspect’s mother covered in blood. The woman, who is in her 80s, was taken to Skyline Medical Center for treatment of unspecified injuries.

Police tell News4 the woman was not shot, but her injuries are serious.

Police charged Mathias with attempted first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery. The investigation is ongoing.

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