Transgender woman found dead with multiple gunshot wounds in southwest Houston apartment, HPD says

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A transgender woman was found murdered in her southwest Houston apartment Saturday evening, according to police.

The victim was found shot to death around 8 p.m. inside an apartment on Dunlap and Clarewood. Her boyfriend discovered her body after he arrived, noting the door was unlocked, police say.

Neighbors told investigators they didn't hear the shooting. Authorities believe the shooting happened during the day on Saturday when few people were home. There was no sign of a break-in, investigators say.

Police say the woman lived alone and was not discovered until several hours after her death. Shell casings were found at the scene of this ongoing investigation.

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