NewsBlack Trans Woman Murdered In Chicago Walking Home

Black Trans Woman Murdered In Chicago Walking Home

Lisa Love’s family described her as “free-spirited” and “caring.”

Lisa Love, a Black transgender woman who lived in Chicago, was reportedly shot and killed on Oct. 17 as she was walking home from a friend’s house.

“An all-around good person who did not deserve this,” Donna also told WGN in a phone interview. “A loving, caring, free-spirited person. Always smiling and laughing.”

The Transgender Law Center mourned Love’s death with its social media community.

“May she rest in peace and power,” the center wrote about the Black trans woman.

(1/2) Holding our community close as we mourn another loss. Lisa Love, a graduate of Kenwood Academy High School, was found killed in Chicago this month.— TransgenderLawCenter (@TransLawCenter) October 23, 2023

The head of Chicago’s Federal Bureau of Investigations office recently released a warning to Chicagoans addressing an alarming surge in hate crimes in the city.

On Oct. 26, the Human Rights Campaign said police were investigating the shooting.

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Source: Black Enterprise

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