Transgender woman’s death investigated as homicide

A transgender woman shot in the neck on July 4 has died from her injuries, according to police.

Gregory Dodds, also known as Deeniquia Dodds, was shot in the 200 block of Division Ave., NE, according to a police report. She died from her injuries nine days later on July 13, and police are investigating her death as a homicide.

The police report of Dodds’ death says they have no suspect or motive at this time. Police said on Thursday they see no indications Dodds’ murder is connected to her gender or was a hate crime.

Friends and family will hold a vigil Saturday at 6:30 p.m. on the street where Dodds was killed, according to NBC Washington.



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