WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police are on the hunt after six violent attacks on transgenders in D.C.
One incident occurred on the 500 block of Eastern Avenue, NE. at approximately 6:00 a.m. on Friday when one of the suspects assaulted a transgender woman. As she tried to run away, the second suspect shot her with a handgun. She has since been treated for her injury at a local hospital, police said.
The first suspect is described as a black male, 5'10" with a dark complexion and the second is described as a black male, 6'0" tall, heavyset, with a medium-brown complexion, police said.
A second incident occurred on Saturday in the 300 Block of 61st Street, NE at approximately 3:30 a.m. when a transgender female accepted a ride from an unknown male. The female was sexually assaulted inside the vehicle, police said.
The suspect is described as a male, stocky build, light complexion, mustache, approximately 30-35 years of age; driving a dark grey Toyota Corolla with unknown Maryland tags, police said.
A third incident occurred on Saturday in the area of 5th and K Street, NE at approximately 4:05 a.m. when two suspects attempted to rob a transgender female, police said.
During the course of the robbery, one of the subjects shot the victim. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital where she was treated for non life-threatening injuries, police said.
This first suspect is described as a black male, 19-20 years of age, light complexion, dreadlocks, last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and a red jacket tied around his waist, armed with a handgun. The second suspect is described as a black male with dark complexion, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 202-727-9099.