New Orleans' transgender community is on edge after two transgender women were killed within 48 hours of each other. The first victim, 31-year-old Chyna Gibson, was fatally shot Saturday night, and the second woman, 25-year-old Ciara McElveen, was found stabbed to death Monday morning, according to The Times-Picayune. Chyna was a much-loved performer in the ballroom community. According to The Times-Picayune, Dupree’s body was found in a shopping center parking lot between two parked cars on Saturday night. Neighbors reported hearing several gunshots. Gibson’s death comes days after the death of Keke Collier of Chicago. The 24-year-old also known as Tiara Richmond, was the fourth trans woman killed this year and also the third black victim after stylist Mesha Caldwell and 23-year-old Jo Jo Striker.
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