Human Rights Campaign. Jaquarie Allen, 22, of August has been charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, local news station WACH reports, which deadnamed Geter.Allen may face additional charges, the outlet notes.

The station reports that Geter’s family has begun promoting a “transgender lives matter” movement in the wake of Geter’s death.In a message posted on YouTube, Geter’s mother, Michelle Jordan, said, “no one should ever take somebody’s life because of what they are.”Tori Cooper, Human Rights Campaign’s director of community engagement for the Transgender Justice Initiative, condemned the killing.“Keshia Chanel Geter lived her truth as a Black transgender woman.

She should still be alive today to embrace those she loved and continue living a bright and full life. Instead, Keshia was fatally shot and then suffered the indignity of being misgendered by the media,” Cooper said in a release. “We demand that more be done to protect Black transgender women so we can live our lives fully without violence, harassment, or discrimination.