"At this time, we don't have a lot to go on," Baltimore police spokesman T.J. Smith told the Baltimore Sun. "What we know is that there was apparently some sort of argument that took place."
Watson was shot in the stomach at about 4:15 a.m. and taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. Witnesses told police they heard someone yelling for help, followed by gunshots. Two men were seen running away before getting into a "dark-colored vehicle."
The Baltimore Police Department posted a call for information about the crime on its Facebook page:
Five transgender women of color were killed in February, including three alone in Louisiana.