Police: Transgender woman shot at motel in Northeast Philadelphia

Authorities are investigating after a transgender woman was shot near a motel in Northeast Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

Police say the shooting happened just after midnight at the Motel 6 on the 11000 block of Roosevelt Boulevard. According to police, the victim was shot once in the leg.

The 31-year-old was taken to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital and placed in stable condition.

Police have not reported any arrests, but say a gun was recovered in a second-floor room.


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