Another hate crime occurred against the LGBT community on Christmas Eve when Leeneshia Edwards of Memphis, TN was shot in the face, back and side. It appears from the wounds that Leeneshia was shot at close rang while getting out of a car. Police have not been able to interview the victim as she remains in critical condition.
The shooting occurred around 5:00 a.m. at the 3100 Block of Boxtown Road in South Memphis. Police have no suspects. If you have any information on this case please contact Memphis Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.
My best wishes and hopes for a speedy recovery to Leeneshia and her family.
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