Trans Suspect Murderer Arrested: Eric Shaun Bridges Bio, Wiki, Age, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Eric Shaun Bridges Bio

Eric Shaun Bridges Bio

Eric Shaun Bridges has been charged with attempted murder and is being held on $500,003 bail.

Eric Shaun Bridges Age

He is 34 years old.

Eric Shaun Bridges Arrested

Police Department in Jacksonville, Florida, arrested Eric Shaun Bridges on Sunday in connection with a brutal attack on a victim who local activists say is a transgender woman.

Eric Shaun Bridges Victim

The victim was found by the police department of Jacksonville, Florida, whose identity has not been made public, lying on the street Friday morning after she “appeared to have been beaten severely, as well as dragged behind a vehicle by the lower extremities” for approximately two blocks, according to a statement from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Assistant Chief Brien Kee told The Florida Times-Union on Friday, before the suspect was apprehended, that the attack was caught on a camera but could not be shared with the public: “The video was so graphic we can’t release it. It’s horrendous,” Kee reportedly said.

The victim was transported to an area hospital and her condition continues to be life-threatening, according to authorities.

Eric Shaun Bridges Charges

Police Department in Jacksonville, Florida are investigating the incident and has not disclosed a motive for the crime, according to First Coast News, NBC’s Jacksonville-area affiliate. Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact them at 904-630-0500 or JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org.

He is the second person in Jacksonville charged this week in connection with a violent attack on a victim thought to be transgender. Sean Bernard Phoenix, 21, was charged with second-degree murder last Tuesday in the February 2018 shooting death of Celine Walker, a transgender woman.

The Trans Community of Jacksonville, Florida

“The trans community doesn’t feel safe with all these murders that have been happening here,” Parks told NBC News.

When asked whether she thinks the broader LGBTQ community also feels unsafe, Parks said no.

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