Dominique JacksonAge 30
25 Jan 2021
Jackson, Mississippi (USA)
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Dominique was found suffering from a gunshot wound after her vehicle crashed into a utility pole. She died at the scene.
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.
Dominique was a co-founder of BreakOUT! New Orleans, an LGBTQ organisation whose motto is "Fighting the criminalization of LGBTQ youth":
Our hearts are heavy as we learn of the death of Dominique Jackson, a trans organizer who co-founded BreakOUT! in New Orleans. Dominique was found in Jackson, Mississippi. We are holding communities in New Orleans and Jackson in our hearts today as we grieve this loss.— TransgenderLawCenter (@TransLawCenter) January 29, 2021
Dominique's Facebook profile is https://www.facebook.com/dominique.jackson.71619533.