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Trans Woman Stabbed in D.C.

Trans Woman Stabbed in D.C.


Metro Transit Police say a transgender woman was stabbed Thursday night at a bus stop in Washington, D.C. reports that the victim, whose name is not known, was taken to the hospital in grave condition after being stabbed in the head at approximately 8:15 p.m. near the intersection of East Capitol Street N.E. and Sycamore Road.

The suspect is an African-American male in his 40s.

The past year has seen a disturbing increase in violence against transgender people, including 23-year-old Lashai Mclean, who was shot to death in northeast D.C. in July.

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