TDoR 2023 / 2023 / February / 20 / Shakira


Age 26

20 Feb 2023
Campina Grande, Paraíba (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2023/20-Feb-2023/Shakira


Shakira died after being shot multiple times.

A [trans woman] was shot dead in the early hours of the morning of this Monday (20), at the Central Fair of Campina Grande, Agreste da Paraíba.

The Central Fair is not working due to Carnival, but according to the Civil Police, merchants who were at the scene heard gunshots. Shortly afterwards, a body was found.

Civil Police have been triggered and are at the scene carrying out an expertise. According to the first findings, the victim is a [trans woman] who was killed with several shots, including a fatal shot that hit the back of the head.

Circuit footage from cameras at the fair establishments must be analyzed by the police to identify the author of the crime. The case remains under investigation.

Report added: 23 Feb 2023. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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