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Brazil trans woman shot in face three times

Brazil trans woman shot in face three times

A Brazilian transgender woman was murdered last week by three shots to the face.

Gull dos Santos, 35, was killed on Wednesday while walking down on a high street in Rio Largo municipality, Alagoas province.

According to police, two men approached the victim on a motorcycle, fired several shots and fled before they could be identified. dos Santos died on the spot.

Although dos Santos was killed on a busy thoroughfare, witnesses did not pass any useful information to police except that more than one man participated in the crime.

More transgender people are murdered in Brazil than in any other country. According to Transgender Europe, 238 transgender people were killed last year, 95 of them in Brazil.

The investigation continues.