EAST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A vigil will be held Friday night for the transgender person who was fatally shot earlier this week.

The 8 p.m. vigil will be held by City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell and the LGBT near where the woman was shot on the corner of Melrose and Kenmore avenues in East Hollywood.

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Police said a struggled ensued around 2:30 a.m. Thursday between the 47-year-old victim and three men before she was shot in the head while trying to run away from her attackers.

She was transported to County-USC Medical Center where she died in surgery.

The motive behind the attack and shooting, which were caught on surveillance video,  was unclear.

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The suspects fled the scene on foot and were outstanding.


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