MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers is seeking information about the shooting death of a transgender woman that occurred in southwest Miami-Dade County.
The shooting was reported shortly after 4:30 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Southwest 224th Street and 115th Court.
Police said the victim, identified as Marquis "Kiki" Fantroy, was shot in the upper torso.
She was taken to a local hospital, where she died.
Fantroy's mother and other relatives fear she was targeted for her gender identity.
"I don't know what to believe. I don't know what to believe," Rhonda Comer said. "I never wanted to bury none of my kids."
Comer said Fantroy was just a few minutes from her home when she was killed.
No arrests have been made and police don't have details on a possible suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. A reward of up to $3,000 is offered for information that leads to an arrest.