Heartbreaking news revealed how a transgender woman was shot dead at a McDonald’s restaurant.
Day in and day out, we receive the most heartbreaking news about violence against minorities. And this real-life case is simply no exception.
The news went viral recently regarding the death of a transgender woman. As the story picked up the pace, local media outlets spoke about the unthinkable. And that revolved around how she died for a senseless cause. In fact, she was killed for using a public bathroom for women at a fast-food chain.
Moreover, authorities identified the chain as McDonald’s and it just raised so many questions about the story as a whole. Here are the latest developments on a tale that just might leave you in tears.
Transgender woman shot dead
Right after using a woman’s public bathroom, a trans woman died. And that was because she was killed for doing so. The tragic incident took place in Puerto Rico recently, just hours after some unknown person felt the need to indulge in hate crime.
Moreover, the person complained about how the transgender woman used the female’s toilet but that was just one excuse to hunt her. While the reason may sound uberly bizarre to you, it appeared as a crime to the unknown person and the police. And that’s why they shot her dead, till her last breath.
Killed for innocence
Neulisa Luciano Ruiz died early morning in a place called Toa Baja.This destination is present on Puerto Rico’s northern coast.
Moreover, authorities mentioned how they continue to investigate the case as the footage goes viral on social media.And there could be nothing worse than seeing the video play over and over again.
What was her fault, questioned many? Did she not have a reason to live like so many others? But what exactly did the video? That is one question on so many people’s minds.
Police investigate shocking footage
Police mentioned how they are currently investigating the incident where you can clearly hear two men ridiculing and threatening the transgender woman. As the victim cries and yearns for help, that is the moment you hear gunshots fired too.
Certainly, that is when they go ahead and shoot her dead, just ahead of the gunfire. Moreover, you can even hear another person boldly making some great threats. “You bet I’m going to go and shoot him.”
On that note, people began lamenting the death of the transgender woman. Many referred to her as Ms. Ruiz or even Alexa sometimes. In the same way, it wasn’t uncommon to find hashtags in her name too.
And just like that, the story kept going viral on Twitter too.
Social media has its say
But if you think people would support the killers, you need to think again. One LGBT activist went as far as commenting on how there needs to be a thorough investigation. In the same way, he spoke about how this was just not acceptable on any terms.
On the other hand, many called it a hate crime while others condemned the killing with the saddest of terms. As a whole, many didn’t understand the purpose of the killing of a trans. But that was just the opening of more mysterious claims.
The activist who stood up for the Trans mentioned how many stalked her and longed to hunt her. And the video showcased just that. “It was pure hate crime with the great motivation of intolerance,” he exclaimed.
What do you think about the story? Why would people go to such an extent to hunt down a trans? Do let us know your thoughts and opinions and do share this story with others to help raise awareness.