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Diamond Brigman

Age 36

16 Mar 2024
Houston, Texas (USA)
Shot

Diamond Brigman
Diamond Brigman [photo: www.advocate.com]

Diamond was shot in the street by a man who pulled up alongside her in a vehicle. She died at the scene.

A courageous and compassionate witness stayed with a Black transgender woman who was fatally shot on a street in Houston on Saturday. Police are now asking for the public’s help identifying and apprehending the victim’s killer.

Diamond Brigman, 36, was found by police suffering from multiple gunshot wounds just after 1 a.m. in the 9200 block of Country Club Creek. She was later pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics called to the scene.

“The Houston Police Department (HPD) has launched an investigation thanks to crucial information from a courageous witness who stayed with Diamond until emergency services arrived,” HPD said in a statement released Tuesday.

Witnesses told investigators Brigman was standing by the side of the road when a white 2017 Chevrolet Malibu LT circled the area several times before it pulled up alongside her. A male passenger exited the car and fired multiple shots at Brigman before fleeing the scene in the vehicle, which was driven by another person.

Police believe they have recovered the vehicle used in the murder but are seeking the public’s help in identifying the shooter and those involved in the death of Brigman.

The suspect is described as standing 5 feet 5 inches tall, with a thin build, and wearing a gray hooded jacket.

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https://web.archive.org/web/20240320074823/https://www.khou.com/video/news/crime/search-for-gunman-continues-after-trans-woman-shot-to-death-in-southwest-houston/285-8b6decec-f833-4919-bb45-635b93437bbb

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcDEM1FVNjQ

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Report added: 20 Mar 2024. Last updated: 30 Mar 2024

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