Philadelphia Police are investigating a fatal shooting incident in West Philadelphia.
The shooting occurred shortly after 8 a.m. in Building 900 of North 41st Street.
Police say Tracy “Mia” Green, 29, was shot once in the left arm and once in the left side of her neck. She was transported to the Presbyterian Hospital by private vehicle and declared dead shortly afterwards.
Deja Lynn Alvarez, a transgender activist, said the victim was a transgender woman.
“We are transgender women and there is nothing to be ashamed of. For this to change, we need society to stop shaming us and expose those involved with us,” she said.
Police stated that Abdullah bin Al-Amin Jama, 28, is charged with murder and related crimes.
The investigation is underway.