Trans woman ‘shot dead by her own boyfriend’

Trans woman ‘shot dead by her own boyfriend’ as epidemic of violence spills in 2022.

A Black trans woman who was shot and left for dead has become the latest victim in 2022’s “epidemic of violence” in the US.

Naomie Skinner, a 25-year-old woman who lived near Detroit, Michigan, was found dead in a hallway at an apartment complex in Highland Park.

Police were called to the area in the early morning hours of 12 February, The Detroit News reported. Law enforcement officers discovered Skinner in a fourth-floor hallway dead from a gunshot wound to her neck.

Wayne County prosecutors have said that Michael Cortez Norris, her boyfriend, is accused of killing Skinner. They believe that an altercation broke out in the apartment and ended with Skinner being shot.

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