Transgender woman found shot, killed in unlocked apartment in SW Houston

HOUSTON – Authorities are investigating after a transgender woman was found shot to death inside an apartment in southwest Houston.

The woman was found with multiple gunshot wounds by her boyfriend inside her unlocked apartment in the 6600 block of Dunlap Street near Rookin shortly before 8 p.m., according to officials.

Investigators with the Houston police say the woman was killed sometime in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police said there were no signs of forced entry.

It is unclear what caused the shooting.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact the Houston Police Department.

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