A 22-year-old Black trans woman was found dead with gunshot wounds in a parking lot Tuesday.
There were over 10 murders in the US of trans people in June. Daily.lgbt is trying to determine a true number.
Dallas police say a passerby found the woman, whose legal name is Michael Richey, unconscious with apparent gunshot wounds in a parking lot .
Officers said they had not yet been provided with a preferred name for the victim.
Residents at the location reported that they heard gunfire around 5 a.m., but according to police there are no records of 911 calls of the time
In the past five years, more transgender people have been killed in Texas than any other state, The Dallas Morning News reported, and nearly half of those deaths occurred in Dallas.