New Castle News reports. They ordered the man to cease, but he did not, and an officer shot and killed him at the scene. Carrillo was taken to a hospital in nearby Youngstown, Ohio, where she died of her injuries.
She is the seventh trans American known to have died by violence this year.Police later identified her attacker as Juan Carter Hernandez, 33, who had been imprisoned in North Carolina.
He had shot his wife, Kandace Hernandez, to death at their home in that state in July 2011. He claimed he acted in self-defense, but in 2014 he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to eight to 10 years in prison.Read more on advocate.com