TDoR 2022 / 2022 / September / 11 / Vitória Magalhães

Vitória Magalhães

11 Sep 2022
Parauapebas, Pará (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/11-Sep-2022/J. V. Magalhães

Vitória Magalhães
Vitória Magalhães [photo:]

Vitória and another trans woman (also named Vitória) were both shot in the street. Although her friend survived, Vitória died from her injuries.

In the early morning hours of this Sunday (11), a transgender woman was shot dead on Avenida Presidente Kennedy, on the corner with Rua Barão do Rio Branco, in the Beira Rio I neighborhood, in Parauapebas, southeast of Pará.

According to the police, it was around 1:45 am when the trans woman identified as [deadname] was shot in the back and died at the scene.

Another trans woman, who was only identified as Vitória, was shot in the leg and taken by an ambulance from Samu to the municipal hospital of Parauapebas.

Police are investigating information passed on by witnesses that the shooter was in a black pickup truck. Several 9mm ammunition cartridges and a veiled holster were found at the scene.

On 3rd November 2022 Expedito Leite de Souza, 38, was arrested in connection with the shooting.

Report added: 13 Sep 2022. Last updated: 13 Nov 2023

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