DPD investigates transgender woman's shooting death

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News
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Detroit — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a transgender woman, officials said.

The shooting happened sometime before 5:55 a.m. Friday in an area near McNichols Road and Brush, said Detroit Police officer Dan Donakowski.

He said the victim is a 35-year-old who was a member of the LGBT community and identified as a woman. The body was found with a gunshot wound.  

No other details are available at this time, he said. 


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