Trans woman in guarded condition following assault in Río Piedras
By The Star Staff
Police are investigating an assault against Nicole Pastrana, a trans woman, during the early hours Thursday on Del Parque Street in the Capetillo neighborhood of Río Piedras.
According to the victim, she was sharing a residence with several individuals, when an argument arose under unknown circumstances and she was repeatedly stabbed and beaten with a bat.
Pastrana was transferred to the Río Piedras Medical Center, where it was confirmed that she has four open wounds in different parts of her body and trauma to the head. She is currently in guarded condition.
Agents are investigating the events.