A transgender woman has been shot to death in Virginia becoming the 15th transgender person to be killed in the United States this year.
28-year-old Ebony Morgan was shot multiple times in the early hours of Sunday morning.
She was found alive in Lynchburg and transported to the hospital, but was soon pronounced dead.
Police are currently investigating whether the shooting was a hate crime.
Lynchburg Police Sgt. Bryan Williams said that there was no “indication one way or another” what the motivation was.