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Dallas man sentenced to 23 years in federal prison for using Grindr to assault and rob gay men

Dallas man sentenced to 23 years in federal prison for using Grindr to assault and rob gay men

A 22 year-old man from Dallas was sentenced on October 13 to 23 years in federal prison for his participation in violent crimes committed against gay men using the Grindr app. Daniel Jenkins was the last of four defendants to plead guilty. He admitted to one count of conspiracy to commit hate crimes, kidnapping, and

Another Trans Woman Found Dead in Dallas

The body of a transgender woman was found floating in White Rock Lake in Dallas on June 1 marking the fourth case of violence against trans women in the city in the last eight months. All four victims are African American. The latest casualty is 26-year-old Chynal Lindsey, a resident of Arlington. At a press

Man Shot by Security Guard at Club Essence

A man was shot as he and a friend scuffled with a security guard at around 1 a.m on Saturday, January 12 at Club Essence, located at 800 Lexington Avenue. According to a report on KSAT-TV, the security guard asked a highly intoxicated man to leave the club because he was bothering patrons. When the

Pegasus Shooter Turns Himself In to SAPD

A 44-year-old man from El Paso, Texas turned himself into San Antonio police after he was identified as the shooter who fired his gun into a crowd outside Pegasus nightclub in the early morning hours of October 8, injuring three people. Jose Rincon Hernandez was arrested Tuesday afternoon. The San Antonio Express-News reports police recovered

Community Leaders React to Shootings at Pegasus Nightclub

Civic and community leaders are offering words of support and condolence to the city’s LGBT residents following the shootings at the Pegasus nightclub during the early morning hours of October 8. At a press conference on Monday, Police Chief William McManus said gunshots, which rang out about 1 a.m., were the caused by an angry

Argument Results in Three People Shot Outside Pegasus Nightclub

Updated: 11:30 a.m., October 8, 2018 Sunday Funday festivities were marred by violence after a shooting in the early hours of October 8 outside of the Pegasus nightclub on North Main Avenue resulted in three people being hospitalized. At a press conference on Monday morning, Police Chief William McManus said gunshots, which rang out about

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