CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) — 26-year-old Serena Escamilla was booked into the Nueces County Jail just after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday for the murder of her mother, 45-year-old Esperanza Escamilla.

According to investigators, Escamilla fatally shot her mother last week in their home on Blevins near Del Mar College after the two got into a fight. Both were shot during the altercation and Esperanza died from her wounds.

Serena was taken to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital for treatment and was released Tuesday morning. She faces a charge of murder.

Escamilla's bond has been set at $500,000.

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