Transgender woman beaten, shot and killed in Philadelphia

Police in Philadelphia reported that five to six unidentified males beat and shot twenty two year old, transgender woman, Kiesha Jenkins on Tuesday.

Authorities said the the men brutally beat her and then one of her attackers pulled out a gun and shot her twice in the back while she was on the ground.

Jenkins was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Philadelphia Police said they are unsure why Jenkins was in this particular area nor do they know the motive at this time.

Authorities said that they have no suspects and are searching the area for surveillance video.


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