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.READ MORE: Fear Grows About Spike In Violent Crime Around Melrose Avenue
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.READ MORE: Two Men Shot In Palmdale, Shooter Remains At Large
The suspects fled the scene on foot and were outstanding.
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