Memphis Transwoman Shot

A transwoman, Lenneshia Edwards, was shot in the face and is in critical condition in Memphis, TN.

Memphis police say the shooting happened sometime around 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 23, 2008 in the 3100 block of Boxtown Road in south Memphis near T.O. Fuller State Park. Leeneshia Edwards was last seen about an hour earlier at the “C.K.’s Coffee Shop” on Union Avenue in midtown Memphis.

Edwards’ cousin reports that Lenneshia was shot in the jaw, side and back and is undergoing multiple surgeries.

Call Memphis Crime Stoppers if you have any information about either this case, Ebony Whitaker’s or Duanna Johnson’s at (901) 528-CASH .
Source & Hat Tip: Transgiot

The Court of Public Opinion

  • And to this I have to ask, where is the outrage?

    Why aren’t we marching and protesting on this?

  • Mike

    Where’s the outrage in the so called gay community? Odd how these transgendered people of color are brutalized and its never news on but a couple of gay blogs, usually black, speaks as loud as the vile thugs who did this.