Muhlaysia Booker, the trans woman who was brutally attacked in Dallas, Texas last month, was fatally shot early Saturday morning.
Police say that they have not yet identified any suspects.
Last month, Booker was the victim of a brutal attack that was captured on cellphone video by bystanders.
The attack reportedly began after Booker was involved in a minor traffic accident near an apartment complex.
A verbal argument deteriorated, and the driver of the car pulled a gun on Booker, refusing to let her leave the scene unless she paid for the damage.
Edward Thomas, 29, who was arrested for his part in the attack on Booker, was reportedly offered $200 to beat her up.
Thomas was charged with aggravated assault.
According to the news station, police do not know of any connections between Booker’s death and the previous attack.
Dallas’ Assistant Police Chief Avery Moore said during a press conference on Sunday that they would be aggressively pursuing the case.
“It is the DPD policy that we actively pursue murder suspects. We as a department hold human life dearly and precious as should everybody but we recognize not everybody does,” Moore said. “So speaking directly to them – I want you to know that the DPD has never tolerated murder and we never will so understand that we will actively, aggressively pursue you. We need the help of the community and that will be our directive.”Share :