BLACK Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson has reportedly been shot in the head and critically wounded today.
Ms Johnson, a mum-of-two, is in a critical condition after sustaining a gunshot wound to her head, the Taking the Initiative Party (TTIP) said.
The attack happened earlier today "following numerous death threats as a result of her activism", TTIP added.
The party said in a statement: "It is with great sadness that we inform you that our own Sasha Johnson has been brutally attacked and sustained a gunshot wound to her head.
"She is currently in intensive care and in a critical condition. The attack happened in the early hours of this morning, following numerous death threats as a result of her activism.
"Sasha has always been actively fighting for black people and the injustices that surround the black community, as well as being both a member of BLM and a member of Taking the Initiative Party's Executive Leadership Committee.
"Sasha is also a mother of two and a strong, powerful voice for our people and our community.
"Let's all come together and pray for Sasha, pray for her recovery and show our support to her family and loved ones. #prayforsashajohnson."
Ms Johnson, the self-styled "Black Panther of Oxford", had previously called for people accused of racism to be put on a sex offenders-style "race offenders register".
The youth worker and cafe owner gained attention over summer as a prominent figure at a number of BLM protests, and has since helped to found the Taking the Initiative Party.
She now serves on the party's executive committee as the member in charge of activism.
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