PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner is calling for justice and safety for the city’s LGBTQ community. It follows the murder of 29-year-old Mia Green, a Black transgender woman, on Monday.
“This district attorney’s office believes everyone deserves what the Constitution claims, which is equal protection. And with the protection of everyone, it is easier for us to protect everyone, it’s that simple,” Krasner said.READ MORE: Lashawn McNeil Of Allentown Opened Fire On Police In Harlem, Killing Officer Jason Rivera: NYPD
Police have arrested 28-year-old Abdullah Ibn El-Amin and charged him with Green’s murder.READ MORE: Schuylkill Dredging Project Gets $5 Million From Federal Infrastructure Bill
Police say he was behind the wheel of the Jeep used to drive Green to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.
Green had been shot in the neck.MORE NEWS: Cause Of House Fire In City's Germantown Section Under Investigation
It’s unclear what sparked the shooting.