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Vigil planned for transgender woman shot, killed in Baltimore

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Posted at 8:09 AM, Sep 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-19 17:47:19-04

A vigil will be held Monday night in honor of a transgender woman killed in northwest Baltimore last week.

Crystal Edmonds, 32, was found lying on the sidewalk Friday morning in the 3600 block of Fairview Avenue with a gunshot wound to the back of her head. 

She later died at the hospital, police said. 

RELATED: Transgender woman shot, killed in Northwest Baltimore

The Baltimore Transgender Alliance is hosting a vigil Monday at 5:30 p.m. at The Ynot Lot in Baltimore, 1904 N Charles Street.

"Crystal’s brutal murder Friday morning has deeply grieved our community. We invite you to share this moment of solidarity and healing with us," the group said in a Facebook post.

Anyone with information is asked to contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP, or text a tip to 443-902-4824. 

A cash reward of up to $2,000 is being offered for information related to her death.

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