What started as a school bus fight between two students escalated to a row between the girl’s mothers where one is now dead and the other in jail with charges of first degree murder.

According to WVVA, the shooting occurred Thursday in Mercer County, West Virginia after Judith Kowaleski and Elizabeth Slagle reportedly had calls and exchanged texts before they met that night. The reporter recounts police saying “it was almost like the Wild West” in that the women set up a time that they would meet to settle the issue between their daughters.

After a series of events, Slagle was killed by a single shot to the chest.

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