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Sheila Santos

24 Jun 2016
Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/26-Jun-2016/Sheila Santos

Sheila Santos
Sheila Santos [photo:]

Sheila was shot several times by unidentified men in a white car.

A [trans woman] was killed and two people were injured in an attack on Avenida Contorno, in the place known as Gamboa, in Salvador , at dawn on Sunday (26), according to information from the Military Police.

According to police, a man driving a white car shot the victims. The [trans woman], known as Sheila, died at the scene. The injured, a 55-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman were rescued to the State General Hospital (HGE). There is no information about their health.

TvT partner organisation Rede Trans Brasil & Informe Baiano, 26.06.2016

Report added: 18 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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