Springfield Police have identified both the victim and suspect in a deadly shooting Thursday morning at Main and Central in Springfield.
The victim has been identified as Dominique Lucious, a 26-year old transgender female from Springfield.
Police arrived on scene just before 7 a.m.
Lucious died at the scene shortly after being shot in the chest.
Charles Nelson, 28, from Springfield is charged with second-degree murder.
Yesterday we lost Dominique Lucious, a 26-year old Black Trans woman, to hate-fueled violence in Springfield, Missouri. Our hearts are broken for Dominique, whose bright beautiful light was extinguished far too soon, and for her family facing this horrific tragedy. pic.twitter.com/b70BMfqL0f
— PROMO Missouri (@PROMOMissouri) April 9, 2021