Authorities have identified a 27-year-old transgender woman who was fatally shot over the weekend in Maryland.

Gerry Carmon of Alexandria, Va., was a transgender woman who went by the first name of Ashanti, according to Prince George’s County police.

Officers were called around 6:20 a.m. Saturday to the 5000 block of Jost Street in the town of Fairmount Heights in Prince George’s County. Police found the victim, who was later identified as Carmon, shot multiple times. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

It was the first homicide in five years for the town of Fairmount Heights, according to Police Chief Stephen R. Watkins.

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