Transgender woman, Dominique Jackson, 30, was shot and killed Monday night in Jackson Mississipi. The shooting happened just after 9:30 p.m. on Rose Street at Grand Avenue.
According to investigators, a vehicle struck a utility pole at the scene. A woman, who we identified as 30-year-old Dominique Jackson, was found inside suffering from a gunshot wound. She died at the scene.
WJTV and police misgendered and deadnamed Ms. Jackson, a well-known figure in the local community.
There’s no suspect information at this time. If you have any information, contact Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).
This video was shared on her timeline in May
Dominique was loved and will be missed by everyone that knew her. God rest her soul, Dominique Jackson is the 16th transgender person murdered in the US since November 20, 2020, our last Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR).
R.I.P. Dominique Jackson