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Trans Advocate Michelle 'Tamika' Washington Fatally Shot in Philadelphia

Nicole Rojas
May 26, 2019 - 8:17

Michelle “Tamika” Washington, a transgender advocate, was shot and killed on May 19, shocking the LGBTQ+ community in Philadelphia. Police announced that 28-year-old Troy Bailey was arrested on May 20 in connection with the murder. Washington, 40, was shot multiple times on the 3400 block of North 11th Street, authorities said. She was transported to Temple University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. -->

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