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.