09/11/2017 10:20 am ET

Transgender DJ Fatally Shot Outside Club in San Francisco's Tenderloin

A beloved transgender disc jockey was shot and killed outside a club in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district early Saturday morning, and the suspect is still at-large, according to the victim’s attorney and friends.

The 30-year-old victim, identified as Anthony Torres, aka Bubbles, was the victim of a hate crime, according to his attorney, Jim Reilly, who described Torres as an activist and artist.

San Francisco detectives were investigating the homicide that occurred about 2:50 a.m. in the area of Larkin and Myrtle streets, police said. Officers arrived at the scene and found Torres suffering from one gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead, police said.

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