Asked by a reporter whether the shooter identified as a trans woman or a trans man, Drake responded “trans woman,” which added to the confusion by creating the impression that the shooter was a male who identified as female. “There was confusion later on Monday about the gender identity of the assailant in the Nashville shooting. ABC News anchor Terry Moran mischaracterized the legislation and implied it may have been related to the attack. “The shooter identified herself as a transgender person. The shooter left behind a manifesto, according to police, but no information about motive has yet been released.
Source: New York Times March 28, 2023 20:49 UTC