Video Captures Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman After Apparent Robbery Attempt

KTLA

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Police released surveillance video on Thursday showing the fatal shooting of a transgender woman as she tried to flee the scene of an apparent robbery attempt in East Hollywood.

A transgender woman died after being shot in East Hollywood on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, police said. (Credit: KTLA) A transgender woman died after being shot in East Hollywood on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, police said. (Credit: KTLA)

The video showed three Hispanic men, in their 20s walking along the 600 block of North Kenmore Avenue around 2:30 a.m. in East Hollywood.

The video appears to show an altercation between the 47-year-old woman and the men.

As the victim tried to run away, one of the men followed her, shooting her point blank in the head as she crossed the street.

The woman stumbled to the other side of the street and collapsed on the sidewalk, the video showed.

Minutes later, a bystander came to her aid and called for help.

When officers arrived they found the…

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