Detroit Police investigating three hate crimes

(WXYZ) - Detroit Police say they are investigating three hate crimes that may be related. 

All three targets were transgender women. One was killed in Palmer Park last Friday.  In that case, the killer drove off, crashed into another car and ran away on foot, but a gun was left behind. 

Another shooting on Sunday and another last week were not fatal, but the victims were also transgender women. Police are not releasing any identities of the victims.  No one is in custody but police say they have a person of interest. 

Palmer Park is located along Woodward Avenue between 6 and 7 Mile. 

The area east to John R and up to 8 Mile is also a well known Detroit "red light" district.  Many in the LGBT community live here and some work the streets for sex. 

For now, in this area, a killer is on the loose.

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