Another trans woman is killed in the USA

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Shantee Tucker, was shot to death 3 days after celebrating her 30th birthday in Philadelphia and she is the 19th transgender person killed in the USA this year. The black woman was found suffering from a gunshot wound by police at about 1am on a highway in the Hunting Park area of the city, she was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. No arrests have been made though far and the police are looking for the suspect. According to local magazine Philadelphia, a police report state that Tucker had been arguing with an unidentified person or persons in a black Ford truck, who then began a gun attack on her. The woman’s friends paid tribute to her via social networks. One friend, Samantha Jo Dato, wrote on Facebook: “R.I.P Shantee Tucker I was just on your live checking in on your birthday. May you forever live in our hearts and justice be swift and ruthless. This is so close to home Philly Stay Strong and wrap one another in love.”

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